After Achieving the Big Goal, What’s Next?

Bill A Johnston, Author, Strategies for Cats

By Bill Johnston

Author Strategies for Cats



Have you ever become so engaged with accomplishing a goal or a milestone, you can’t see past the actual event once it’s complete? I can tell you, the Sunday after achieving #1 Amazon Best Seller status in three categories, I have had a somewhat difficult time being strategic about what’s next. I’m thankful and grateful I have wise people around me to give me advice, but it can be confusing.

That’s why it’s really important to convey to your subconscious mind (“The Voice”) you want more than one big thing (Strategy #2, Use your thoughts the right way to get the things you want). You want A LOT OF BIG THINGS. ABUNDANCE! And because “Your Voice” (your subconscious mind) is incredibly powerful, you have the ability to imprint those things, and not worry about the “how” part, even though you’re not dedicating any real time to consciously thinking about it.

SO…how do you do it? Some people use affirmations, which consists of lists of things you read and dwell on as you are going to sleep or waking up. That’s the best time to communicate with Your Voice because your conscious mind is in “abeyance” (temporary inactivity). Prayer is also another great time to do this, because prayer is the only time you can communicate directly with your subconscious mind AND God the Father Almighty (and God can do anything!).

I happen to use video I created with PowerPoint and then watch it on my iPad. I like this approach because unlike lists of affirmations, I can SEE what I’m asking for, making it easier to visualize. Adding the emotion is a little more difficult, but if you repeat the affirmations out loud while you’re watching them on the video, it’s easy and fun to get excited…and that’s emotion!

Doing this for 3-4 weeks means you can have a high level of “expectancy” (Strategy #20, Repetition. DO IT EVERY MORNING AND EVERY NIGHT. DON’T MISS ONE TIME OR YOU HAVE TO START OVER!). You are expecting the next thing you are thinking about will happen. You have faith that it will happen. You believe it will happen (Strategy #4, Believe in your voice…believe in YOURSELF!), or better yet it has already happened and now you are remembering it has already happened.

By actively thinking about these big things even though you are in the trenches of completing the biggest thing in front of you, you’re not panicked after you have completed your goal. Instead, you’re confident the next idea you need will come from Your Voice (Strategy #1, Listen for the little voice), giving you the nudge you need to take action (Strategy #12) and “move your paws”!

About Bill: Bill A Johnston is a Motivational Speaker, Author and Sales Consultant. His new book, Strategies for Cats, Change the Way You Think, Receive the Abundance You Deserve, recently reached #1 on Amazon’s Best Seller list in three categories.  His easy-to-read story about a homeless cat improves lives.

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