This may come as a surprise... but many marketers are so busy, they don't have time to get to the next level.
Direct marketers are busy people. But sometimes you can be too busy for your own good.
So busy in fact that you fail to see the opportunities to move up a level in your career.
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When Richard Branson set up Virgin Airways, did he sit in his office and wonder if it would ever work? Did Bill Gates sit in his office wondering if anyone would want to buy his Windows product? No, they both knew they would be successful and worked unceasingly to make it happen.
When working to achieve your goals, you need that unerring sense of confidence and lack of doubt in yourself. You must Know it is going to happen and that you will succeed. We are not talking about thinking you will succeed, believing you will succeed or knowing you will achieve your goal. They are all intellectual forms of Knowing, Knowing with a capital K; that solid feeling in the pit of your stomach that you will make happen and you cannot fail. Expect it to happen and know there is no other way. It will happen. This Knowing gives you drive and commitment to see you through to the success of your goal.