Share Your Goals With Others
The best way to ensure you succeed is to make sure you don’t keep your goals a secret. If people don’t know what you are striving for, how can they help you?
That is one of the reasons I blog, network, and pay to be in mastermind groups. I want as many other smart people as possible to know what I’m working on, so that they have a chance to help me accelerate my success via either valuable advice, or an introduction of some kind.
Here’s a perfect example of what I’m talking about.
Three weeks ago, I flew to Las Vegas to have dinner with the CEO of our largest supplier. He and I had never met. During the 2.5 hour dinner, we talked about all sorts of things and I discovered that he loved cars.
Once I learned that he was a car guy, I told him about the motorsports business that I am in the process of launching. After listening to me describe what I’m doing to get it off the ground, he told me that he had a relationship in the industry that might be helpful and asked if I wanted an introduction.
Obviously, I said yes, and he made the intro to the people at Speedfreaks.tv.
I’ve now had my first call with them and it went very well. They have a large network of high-profile motorsports celebrities that I would have had a very hard time getting in touch with on my own.
After hearing what I was working on, they immediately invited me to join them at the Indy 500 so they could introduce me to all sorts of the types of people I need to meet to accelerate the success of my business.
Key Take Away: Don’t keep your goals a secret!