5 Great Success Lessons We Can Learn From Jim Rohn

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Jim Rohn is one of the best motivational speakers in the world;

If you’re looking for an advancement in your life (be it in your professional life, your relationship or simply your well-being) one of the fastest ways is to learn things from a mentor of your own.

If you’re looking for a great mentor to learn more from, then Jim Rohn is definitely one of the greatest mentors out there.

It never used to be very easy to find a mentor of your own that you can look up to and gain knowledge from. Nowadays however, all you have to do is just take a book, watch a video on YouTube, have a quick search on the web or buy a video program made by your desired mentor.

So, this article outlines 5 great lessons you can learn from Jim Rohn, one of the most influential America’s business and life philosophers, and shows exactly why you should have someone like him as your mentor.

 

1. Choose Your Friends Carefully

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” – Jim Rohn

In case you are struggling to meet ends of the month, I suggest you do a quick test. Write down 5 of your best friends that you spend the most time with, in one column on a piece of paper.

Then in the second column write down the average amount of money each of those friends earns per month. Then sum up all the amounts and divide them by 5.

What you’re left with, is most likely the amount of money you earn per month.

Sure, this may not be a great judge of your earnings, and Jim Rohn made this piece of advice about a lot more than just money, but still, the fact remains.

So if you want to increase the amount of money you earn, and also improve your overall character and happiness, surround yourself with people who you aim to be like.

Spend some time with them and learn as much as you can from other successful people like them that you admire.

 

2. Start Writing Your Plans

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

Making your plans (a 3 month plan, a 1 year plan, a five year plan) will keep your focus on your big vision. Sticking to these plans and taking action on them will keep you on the right track.

There will always be distractions in your life, every day, every week, every year.

These distractions will come from the outside world, (people around you will want you to go partying every week, for example) and from the inside, there will be times when you will feel like not doing anything at all.

But when you have a plan of your own written down properly you’ll find it much easier to stick to your course of action and not be swayed by these inside or outside forces.

Having a written plan will make you a better decision-maker on your path to success.

 

3. Start Acquiring New Healthy Habits

“We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.” – Jim Rohn

Every big success is made up of very small habits.

In order to be successful, you have to have good habits: If you want to lose weight, those habits would be to start going to your local gym several times a week and stop eating junk food.

If you don’t think you have time to start adopting these new habits, then make it a habit to start waking up an hour earlier.

When acquiring a new habit, the beginning is never easy, but just remember that after a long enough period of time, the habit becomes a part of you and you no longer have to force it. It becomes natural to you.

 

4. Ask Yourself: Is there More to Life?

“Profits are better than wages. Wages make you a living; profits make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn

If you are an employed and fulfilled person, who remains inspired by the job that you do every day, then keep on doing it.

But if you feel like you’re living from week to week without any real satisfaction, then it’s time to start looking for a change, regardless of how long you may have been working at your current job.

Maybe you have a hobby that you’re really passionate about. If you do, start thinking of ways that will enable you to turn your passion into your profession.

If you don’t have any hobbies then you can either have a go at some new things until you find a hobby you love, or try to learn new enjoyable skills that’ll increase your value to the marketplace.

Always ask yourself if you think there’s more to life than what your currently doing? And look for new ways to express and challenge your potential as a person.

 

5. Learn, Learn, Learn

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom.” – Jim Rohn

Never stop learning.

Once you stop learning it’s like you’ve stopped living. One thing is for sure: Problems will always make themselves present in your life. So don’t try to avoid them.

The best thing you can do is to never stops learning new things, as only your new knowledge will solve the problems you encounter on your journey through life..

So, learning from such a great mentor as Jim Rohn is like having a new friend in your life. And remember what we said at the beginning of this article: You become the average of the five people you spend the most time with.

 

Jim Rohn Picture Quote

Jim Rohn Picture Quote

Have you learned anything from Jim Rohn that we can add to this article? Leave a comment below.

Bo Nardin
Bo Nardin
Bo Nardin is an Online Marketer showing that by learning to leverage the Internet and educating yourself how to promote products or services online, you can turn your passion into a profession.

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