Arnie’s 8 lessons for personal success

the words - success, go get it - written in chalk on a blackboard

Arnold Schwarzenegger became famous in the 70’s as a bodybuilder, then became a movie star in the 80’s, and then the governor of California in 2003. One can safely say that Arnold has achieved a lot in his life. Adam Bornstein interviewed Arnold on how he made all this happen, and Adam shares the most important lessons he gleaned in his conversation with Arnold.

Always think of yourself as special. And think, ā€˜Iā€™m going to prove to myself and the rest of the world that I can do it.ā€™

Key Takeaways:

  • Don’t be so easily foiled by the prospect of something being difficult. Learn to want to overcome adversity.
  • Mechanize as many activities in your day as possible. That way you have more energy and focus for the issues that require an inspired approach.
  • Don’t lose sight of your goal and focus on the minor victories you achieve along the way.

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