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The Power in a Millionaire’s Mindset

| May 14, 2013 | 18 Comments

Postive Thinking“You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.” Having the right mindset is more important than having the right idea

Underachievement …

Frustration …

Below-average money …

Three things you want to avoid in life & business.

The best way to do that?

Don’t be below average, and do below average things.

To develop the right mindset you must make personal excellence part of your DAILY routine and overall mission in life. That means doing what others refuse to do. To get the reward you must be willing to take the risk. Let’s start this lesson with the basic understanding of developing a millionaire mindset.

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are unwilling to do.”

The people who find true success in life are the ones who, instead of spending all night in front of the television, are busy working or improving their skills in some way. Don’t be complacent and just get by.

Focus on your own success first.

Don’t hinder your success by worrying about the political, social, and economic issues the world or those around you face. In life, it’s important you take care of yourself first. Do this before you offer your time or effort to others. You’re not being selfish – you’re being practical. The happier you are and the more peace of mind you have, the better equipped you are to help others. So don’t ignore the most important person in your life.

Recognize that not everyone is open-minded.

Not everyone wants to be successful, not everyone wants to be extraordinary; don’t waste your time, effort, and energy on trying to find support from these individuals. Some people aren’t going to applaud you, be happy for you, or support you that’s just the way it is. Just because they don’t want to change doesn’t mean you don’t deserve to have it all.

Don’t compare yourself to others who are doing better than you.

No matter how successful you become, there will be others “above” you. Don’t waste your time and effort focusing on this sort of thing. It creates jealousy and feelings of inadequacy within you. Focus on yourself.

Turn Mistakes Into Opportunities.

If you make a mistake, the first thing you should do is take ownership. Next, look for the golden opportunity, sometimes hidden, that comes with every mistake. The best companies and individuals turn disasters into sales.

You can achieve anything you believe if you take enough action. There are people who are better than you at certain things, but we all have that area in which we excel. All skills are learnable. You may not be the best, but you can improve. If you want something bad enough and are prepared to work for it, you can make it happen.

Accept that it requires hard work and in the trenches commitment.

It won’t always be 100% enjoyable nothing ever is. “Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work.” Hard works opens the door to success, and with it comes the freedom to do what you want when you want.

Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly at first.

No one is perfect, not now nor ever will be. It’s not practice that makes perfect – it’s imperfect practice that eventually makes perfect. It’s only natural when you start something new that you do it poorly at first. You may feel inadequate and inferior. Don’t be embarrassed, though. There’s always a price to be paid for success. The trick is to stick with it until you succeed.

If having a millionaire mindset were easy, everyone would have it and the amount people would be willing to pay for your value would plummet. Remember, you’re developing a skill that gives you the ability to provide for yourself and your family, no matter what the economy is doing, how old you are, or what you’ve done in the past.

Evaluate Yourself and Have Patience. Don’t be discouraged if you’re not currently where you want to be in your life. Focus on taking one step, learning one skill, and making one small improvement at a time.

STOP MAKING EXCUSES!!!!! At some point in our lives we’ve all created “learned helplessness.” Every excuse or justification you make is one step backwards in the pursuit of your goals.

Let your life shine. Someone somewhere needs the value that you have to offer, nothing is more important than you taking time to share your passions.

Don’t put off til’ tomorrow what you can do today.

Melissa Krivachek is President of Briella Arion is deeply & passionately committed to the growth & effectiveness of young leaders, teams, and organizations. Melissa is a High Caliber Leadership, Sales, and Personal Growth Expert, Author, Speaker, Coach, and Life Enthusiast! To IGNITE your Purpose, Presence, Passion, & Profit visit

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About the Author: Melissa Krivachek

Melissa Krivachek is the President of Briella Arion, Inc. As the International Best-Selling Author of BOLD! Helping You Unleash The Hero Within, Be A Baller! The Blueprint To Have It All, and, Be Ballsy! How Not To Suck At Love, Success, and Happiness. she loves teaching entrepreneurs across the globe how they can have it all —, all at the same time. Love, Success, & Happiness. Chosen as Evolution Magazine’s “Power Player Under 40” honored by the National Council of American Executives as the Top 1% of US Executives in 2014 and featured on CNN, Forbes, ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, and FOX, in addition to receiving dozens of other accolades, Melissa’s passion for growth resonates with entrepreneurs looking to break-through the ceiling of complexity to build sustainable million dollar + businesses.

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  • Ulrico

    I enjoyed this, some good reminders. Thank you

  • Matthew Trinetti

    Great article and a nice kick in the ass. thanks!

  • Scott

    Thanks Melissa, a really motivating post. I once did the math on watching 1 hour of TV every night. It worked out to be 15 days spent in front of the TV every year. Pretty scary and even worse when you look at a lifetime.

  • Christine Steffensen

    By trying new things, you could gain new knowledge and experience that could help you along the way. Experts come from amateur and I believe that the next millionaire could be me or you. Thanks for this inspirational post Melissa. This is worth sharing. :)

  • Melissa Krivachek

    Ulrico you are very welcome! Glad you enjoyed the post :)

  • Melissa Krivachek

    Matthew lol It wasn’t exactly meant to be a kick in the ass but it could be perceived that way. Thanks for the compliments and glad you enjoyed the article!

  • Melissa Krivachek

    Scott, I totally agree with you and while many people don’t calculate the cost of watching TV alone there are many other energy and time sucking activities that waste our true potential. Thanks for sharing the insight :)

  • Melissa Krivachek

    Hey Christine! I am glad you found it inspirational. Experts don’t become experts overnight and anyone can be a millionaire regardless of where they are in the world with enough time, talent, dedication, and the right execution strategies. Enjoy the rest of the week!

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  • Matthew Trinetti

    I meant it in the most complimentary way possible :) We all need a kick in the ass

  • Melissa Krivachek

    So ture! Thanks for the compliment’s it’s greatly appreciated. It’s really funny because I used your comment on my other social media sites and linked to this article and it increased my traffic by 400% :)

  • Matthew Trinetti

    very cool! if you need any more promotional sound bites, let me know :)

  • Melissa Krivachek

    Matt, I sent an invite to connect via FB with a message which went to your “other” folder :) Looking forward to connecting further soon!

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  • Sidney

    Hi Melissa, I am Sidney from the Philippines I quit my job now I am running my own business. It is risky because my future lies here all but I like what I’m earning and being my own boss I just fear I might not be on the right track or Motivated enough to go far because of the competition. I wanna say I love this article and this really motivates me to have my Business going, I admire how you motivate people I hope you could continue sharing your knowledge and wisdom.thanks so much


    if you can send me letters on my email to keep me motivated I would appreciate it.

  • Sidney

    I like the Kick in the ass thing.hehehe in a good way :) I wanna kick my competitors ass :)

  • Melissa Krivachek

    I apologize for missing this comment feel free to connect and stay motivated through our FB Fanpage Thanks for all of the compliments they are greatly appreciated and I’m glad you enjoyed the article!