One of the most important keys to success is the development of a prosperity consciousness, also known as a wealth mindset.
In today’s world, it is becoming clearer and clearer that the main principles for success have to do not only with one’s business savvy, persistence and determination, but with the mindset that they hold, and the extent to which they believe they are capable of success.
That’s because thoughts create your experience of reality, a concept known as the law of attraction. Basically, the law of attraction is a principle that says you get what you give, and your energy (aka: your mindset and beliefs) determine what you will get back out of life.
If you think everyone is out to get you and looking to cheat you every chance they get, that’s exactly the experience you’ll have. If you think that people are generally well-meaning and there are infinite possibilities for creating wealth, then that is the experience you have. Either way, it’s up to you.
The key point I want to address here, however, is how this law actually impacts the ability for you to develop success for yourself.
It’s true on both a neuroscientific and physical level. Generally speaking, when you believe that you will be successful, your mind will release chemicals into your brain that stimulate you to action, thereby making it more probable for you to experience that success.
Not only that, but your mind is very selective about what it actually sees in the world around you. If you believe in endless opportunities, your mind will train itself to look for those opportunities, and you will be inspired towards better ideas for generating wealth and prosperity for yourself and your business.
That means that even though the idea of “thoughts creating reality” might sound like a New Age concept, it is definitely applicable to any business operating today, regardless of your industry.
So, if you haven’t had the success you desire with your business, I strongly encourage you to rethink the mindset that you hold, and to evaluate some of the underlying beliefs that might be behind your thoughts and actions.
When you do that consistently, you will quite literally propel yourself forward into success.
You might also want to check out this interview with Oprah and Deepak Chopra on the LOA.
In the meantime, here’s one of my favorite explanations of this concept, by teacher Abraham Hicks. Listen to the video to get an idea of how the law of attraction works in your own life.