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Waleed Basyouni

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Study you want to start when I was sorry unforeseen elements a

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de la la

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la la la la la la la la sharika wa shalonda Muhammad Abdul Rasul Allah. Allah Allah Allah. Allah Allah Muhammad.

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in Dhaka hamidah Majeed amudha

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approached you to to align his prayers and blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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our witness that allows the only one worthy of worship and Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam. His last and final message to my brothers and sisters.

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I've always been fascinated by people who are constantly successful at what they do,

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especially those who experience success repeatedly in many areas of their life through their lifetime.

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When I study the lives of the prophets of the muscles, especially the light of our Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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When I read about the full effect of ACO models mom and dad,

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or other great colors and leaders, more our babies a piano, Aziz, however, she will analyze the lives of great scholars of Islam who achieved success not only in one area in their life,

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but so many areas, like the fourth one aka

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Nan Shafi.

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They are not just successful, in fact of Hades Buhari was just not a great Muhammad. He also a great man, great leader in his community. Scheffer, Islam, even Tamia, Rahim, Allah and so many names, even when they hear the story of successful businessmen and business woman today, CEOs of companies,

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people who made it through their life, sometimes they are famous, and sometimes they're not fanatics, artists in any area of life. It's always been something fascinated me. I like to read about I like to inspire by these stories, learn from their success, to add to my own personal success, when they hear the story. Those people are always see an example for me to come. We all have our own examples of super successful people that we look up to them. But so many times it's a very vague picture image. Yeah, I know that my profit was very successful. But I never really tried to understand why this person was very successful. Yes, I heard about so and so on. So a person who

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is very successful and made this company and made a fortune to live. And I didn't know really why he was very successful.

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And I think the big question that we should ask ourselves, how do they do it? How do they do I really became very successful. Over years of studying and looking at the stories and the lives of numerous successful people, I come to conclude, that I would like to share with you and do cyclicals by looking at studying and analyzing the lives of many successful people in the history of our religion and even in modern days. And history in general, I found that there is a relevant elements between all those peoples, all these successful stories. And I think that there is an absolute great potential for every one of us to emulate the success story that you read about in your own life and

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to make a success story that can be seen and the legacy that can be seen by the your children, your family, your neighbors, the people around you might not be able to change the world, but you might be able to change the world for some person from personal alone, which is maybe your children maybe inspire inspire your family members to became something great

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or even friends and so forth. So what are some of these points that

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not because those are different? I think because they did they do things differently, they will make they will be very special. So, first one, what I was said about the prophets and the woman in the villa, that is very clear that they always rely on the last character

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Under success, in a sense, they always attribute their success to Allah, not only to their own personal egos and their own personal skills, even though they're very skillful, even though they work hard, it's still the attribute this Tomas arakata. Why? Because this will always put you in your place. Whenever you become arrogant you lose number one element of success, which is success to not be given to arrogant people, even if they succeed in a temporary time, they fall apart pursuit. Those who are humble, humble and down to earth, are successful in any area they are in any area they are in the study. This is the trend between all successful people in different fields in life to do

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find that they are humble, they will not arrogant people, because arrogant prevent you from benefiting from others. And that's one of the most important element to succeed, to learn from others. So they always attribute Allah subhanaw taala and be great and grateful and thankful to Allah. That's why I was

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shocked to see them. When you're grateful and thankful to me, I will give you more, I will aid you also for

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success for you. You might succeed in one area, but other areas in your life, you still struggle. So if you're grateful and thankful to Allah for that area, oh, I might open another door for you another level of success to be granted in other areas of your life. That's why some of us decide if you want to succeed. And look at this. They said if you want to succeed in obtaining his shoe,

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to be able to concentrate himself.

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You might give a church What do you leave for? Are you making Vicar at a lower reward you for granted did that allow you to succeed in the area that you're struggling with, which is having for sure, or maybe or maybe fasting? So success and other being grateful to Allah opened the door for success in other areas as well. Number two

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successful people they create and pursue SMART goals.

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they pursue SMART goals as a

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team.

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Successful people are objective.

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They have realistic targets in mind. They know what they are looking for, and are fighting for successful people. Successful people create and pursue SMART goals. Look at musante said I'm

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very clear what he wants actually all the profits, made it very clear that their goal was very clear.

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They have no even question about that.

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associate with him, look at loose, very focused on his law, let the children leave with me. I came to free the children of Israel from being a slave to human being to be only slave to Allah subhana wa Tada. Look at any one of those names that I mentioned earlier.

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When he became

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he became like one of the

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very interesting go to see that one of his goal is to build a strong economy for the Muslim country, a better strong economy. Look at the decision that he made in two years. He controlled wasting spending in the government before we used to give money to pilots to relatives in the royal family

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to general he stopped all this wasting of money to people who don't deserve it. And number two, he reduced the tax and then invites people to invest in use the tech tremendously to bring it to the same rate it was

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when he did he did not spend so much money involved. As a matter of fact, giving a little you never declared a civil war because there were no need for wars. Like other people engage in so many wars for legacy for being a strong Emperor, a strong king, he never engaged in any war.

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So one of the things that you read about him how we organize markets, and regulate so many things in the markets, even though the currency does speak about inflation on the currency you don't

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know when it comes to the issue of debt than the business that he supported the poor people. We did a session as we called to build social security services for the elderly. He was very just in the way to distribute the wealth between the citizen of his country

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Muslim and non Muslim slaves,

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and so forth. So it's very, very interesting how he has a clear

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vision how you will achieve this goal. That's why SMART goals, it's not so smart because they're smart. There's a reason for that, because S stands for specific, a general goal B.

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For example, a general goal would be something like, get a cheap,

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I wouldn't get anywhere close to the ship that you want. That's a very general general vague, I want to be, I want to have a good relation with a

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good person. That's a very vague goal. That's not a SMART goal. That's not a SMART goals, the opposite action, a general goal is to be a good person to be specific. Now, I will say, a specific goal, I will join the health club, I will have a personal trainer workout three days a week for the next 52 weeks.

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A very specific goal, I know exactly what I want, I want to read every day half an hour from

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I want to read the whole thing in one year, or in 10 months. So that means every day will be that amount of juice or apple juice, and so forth. So that's how you will be able to achieve the goals that you want is basically to be very specific about your goal. So that small s and the M mentioned, there must be a logical system of measuring the progress of your goals.

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To determine if you will, is measurable ask yourself questions like for example, how much time

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I will need, how many? How many days how much I will spend on that you can answer these questions, that means manageable

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or not, etc. Just ask yourself this kind of question to see if you're on mute because you never know when I achieved it or not attainable don't ever

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tell me.

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Hey, I'm gonna finish in one night.

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And six months, if you if you're not, it's not attainable to you.

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A goal must be represent an objective toward which you are both willing and able to work. Don't forget that.

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Also, your goal must be irrelevant. I mean, it wouldn't make any sense to have gold that has nothing to do with your business. Like somebody come to me today, I decided to study you know, the details, books of flippin NFL sharpener, medical humbling and that has nothing to do with your line of business. That's what your background is not relevant to you to go that direction.

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Even learning the early grammars and stuff like that is relevant, that's why

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making go relevant to the thing that you're accustomed to relevant to the thing that you're interested in relevant to the type of life that you have in your life.

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Also smart, the T which is the last time God has given a timeframe for you just keep it loose, you will lose it

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given the target date, a commitment to deadline, how you to focus your effort and accomplishment of God. That's how I deal with people in synthesis. As admin,

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just learn to do that you have somebody working

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to serve one I will do that when this will be finished. Otherwise you will never achieve goals. And I choose this topic specifically because we are coming to the summer where a lot of people have so many goals we want to achieve during the summer but unfortunately don't the summer baseball and nothing changed in my life and the reason for that but successful because they don't know how to be how to succeed in achieving the goals that they want in their life. So the first point the most successful people have in common when

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they're grateful to him to be put SMART goals and you know that know what it means. Three they take decisive and immediate action

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sadly very few people ever to became the success story The deterred the dream about you know why? Because they never took the actions and just dreams.

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acquisition of knowledge doesn't mean that you're grown

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grown happen when what you know change how you live

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When what you know change how you live that we manage will be beneficial. That's when Curtis sighs none of that doesn't lead to actions.

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person has the knowledge and he doesn't benefit from it. The example for that person can a Maria Mira spa like a donkey books have not

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as the example

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it doesn't matter if you have masala genius IQ or PhD in a quantum physics,

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it can change anything and make any sort of a real world progress without taking actions

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or a huge difference between know how to do something and actually doing it. That's why it is so important if you really want to see how those people become successful because they immediately took action to make that decision and take actions. Number four, the focus

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on being productive, not being busy. And this is very tricky.

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Because they are busy, productive. That's not true.

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And I want to say that again. Because I see this in my own mouth, my business, our people.

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And even just because they're busy, it means I'm successful. achieve success now. Not because you're busy with your kids at home, it means no, it's about productive, how much you productive, how productive you are, in the thing that you're engaged with? How much you can push every day, not how much you put, you know, we

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all know it's a very famous Crusher, be a smart

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you know, it's a cliche, but it's like so many other cliche, unfortunately, people know about it. Just take a quick look around.

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The busy outnumber,

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the busy outnumber the productive people around us. Actually, the merging is wide between both those who are so busy and those who are productive in life. busy people are rushing all over the place, running from here to there. But still,

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basically, you see them running everywhere, taking go to conference meetings, blah, blah, blah, engaging, but they barely have enough free time for their family for to get together for themselves and so forth, didn't accomplish much in their life.

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Or too busy in their life. Usually they don't. They always complain about running out of time. But this all productive in their life. They don't complain about the shortage of time, solution, Smith, brief, revealed your commitment, review your priorities in life, and set it up correctly. Remember, it's about smart work, not necessarily hard work.

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Before we make logical and informed decisions, that's very important to achieve success in life. You can be just emotional reactions, look at the prophets and allow everyone to send them when jabril came to him and he turned us into the engine of the mountains. now in the process of an emotionally charged, he was hacked and

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driven out of the city. Rejected people show me they even hurt him physically, he was bleeding. He was humiliated. There was people he loved so emotionally Can you put yourself in that position? Then the angel comes and says hey, angel to say

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you might say

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he destroyed

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the vision of this city, but

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it's a rational lease and maybe for the children will come people who

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wish.

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So that's why successful people they make logical informed decisions. Sometimes we do things that are purely foolish simply because we are temporarily upset or too excited.

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I don't mind following your gut instincts. You know, we say follow your heart but don't forget to take your brain with you.

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You know you can just follow your heart blindly like that. You have also to use your brain.

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Number six.

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They work outside of your comfort zone. Any success story, you will find that this person never succeeded because he or she worked inside their comfort zone.

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Is it your comfort zone

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With your kids, for example, you think you're gonna achieve success with your children or your parents, then look at the comfort zone. Look at the challenging part.

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What is the challenging part from so many people succeed in certain line of business, that's the comfort zone, he or she will not go out of that comfort zone.

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You know what, I don't think you will achieve the success that you deserve. Because you just want to relax and being lazy to staying fat and staying in your box and not to move. Successful people, they challenge themselves, they work out of your comfort zone.

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The number one thing that I persistently see holding small people back is their own reluctance to accept a new opportunity, a new challenge, simply because they think that they are not ready to say diversity said I'm not ready for this year, I'm not ready for this job. I'm not ready for this deal, or whatever, whoever is giving you an opportunity. You know what there is nobody ever was 100% ready.

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If you can awaken to the 100% anything in your life.

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The truth is, nobody feels 100% when an opportunity arose, because most great opportunity in life force us to grow emotionally and intellectually while taking this opportunity.

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The first the teacher to force us to teach our soul and our and to push ourselves out of our comfort zone.

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Which means you're not gonna in the beginning, feel comfortable reading.

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But you know what, when you don't feel comfortable, usually you say, you wouldn't feel ready. And I want to tell you that this is the challenge, you don't feel comfortable. So that will lead you to be ready. Number seven,

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though, for successful people, they keep things simple. And I wish I'm keeping things simple. Okay.

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Why is this is something I see clearly in the profit industry. And you know, this is not complicated, not

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knowledge.

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But ignorant people made it complicated. Otherwise, if you look at his statements, look at his way, he inspire people with a simple teaching with simple steps with simple tips.

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Once the Naga divisions, definitely Leonardo

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said, I don't remember that. He said something like that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication thing. That's what he said. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. And that's nothing closer to be true. to the to the statement

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could be closer to the truth. It is the most successful way is to make things simple. To make things simple, especially in this 21st century, we have information flow in the speed of light around us. There's so many ways we can use technology to make things simple for yourself and your success. And whatever area that you want to simplify, don't complicate it Don't complicate the process Don't complicate the process.

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The focus on making small continuous improvement. And this is something we learn from the Prophet sallallahu Sallam he said, Even little bit little that you can make to it. It's better than so much. He said.

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The thing that you're consistent and even if it was a little bit, even if it is a few things that you do,

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nothing is particularly hard. If you divide it into small pieces once Henry Ford said that you just put it in a small piece, you know, they said how can you eat an elephant?

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They said one bite at a time. You know, according to the those who believe in highlighted elephant, but it's just to say

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just divided into pieces. So these big project that you want, just divided into small pieces and be committed to remember that whatever goal you have just divided our our memorize or read every day.

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The park you know what if you do that, I guarantee you you will finish the muscle twice every year at least

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two lines, three lines every day. commit to

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you know finish so much more than just break these big goals into small ones and be consistent and that's what made so many people successful in their life. Make sure that you measure and track their progress. Successful people they don't

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In any business, but the working on the business, don't work, do work on your success. Make sure in the process you follow up, you see how much I made the process, how much I have basically progress, check what our requirements are for success not only the element of your failure, the element of success, what are the things that made my relationship very close to my spouse, focus on not anything that can go wrong between me and my spouse.

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They maintain positive outlook. As they learn from the mistakes, successful people

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concentrate and what is possible. They look for the silver lining, in the silver, looking

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to the silver lining in every situation, they know that it is their positivity that will take them to greatness. That's a break even in the time of filming, you know that you learn from your mistake, so you can grow and grow strong. May Allah Subhana Allah grant us success in the dunya and

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Apollo mesilla to master.

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So, remember,

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maintain a positive outlook

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majorly,

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your products, focus and not making small and continuous improvement.

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Keep things simple.

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work outside your comfort zone.

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Make logical informed decision.

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focus and being productive, not being busy.

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take decisive, immediate set of actions

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have a SMART goals. Something is timely, relevant, attainable, measurable, specific, and that's what SMART goals

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trust the loss of honor. And finally,

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being the company of good people, successful people and make sure in this process he balanced your life. I have seen Mashallah brother who have a good body shape, successfully build his body but miserably failed to have a living or to have a career.

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I've seen a lot of very successful businessman businesswoman. They make millions, but they are absolutely failure. spouse. Absolutely failure parents.

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balancer success. Don't look you're successful in one area and expensive another. That's not how successful people like look at the profits are solid. Look at the great names that I mentioned in the beginning. You'll see the success as relevantly appear in the lives balance your life has not the success that you want to have. And the worst of all, to be successful in the dunya and loser and

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make sure that this will be balanced the dunya and the alpha in your life. Make a loss may Allah subhanaw taala make us among those who listen to the speech and follow the best of it along morpholino handle often

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