The global economic crisis has sent many of us searching for ways to supplement our incomes. Unemployment rates are at an all-time high and traditional methods of generating income are getting harder to come by. Here are a few ways to double your income with minimal effort or skill required.
There are no hidden tricks or gimmicks that apply to unlocking untapped wealth. The truth is following a few simple guidelines will do wonders to help you realize financial freedoms you may think are unattainable.
Method number one: Become an expert at setting and meeting goals. Many of us may already understand this principle, but some of us may not be maximizing our achievement due to the way we set our goals.
First, set small benchmarks that are steps or action items toward the end goal or result. Make sure these benchmarks or mini-goals are easily attainable. Second, make sure the end goal and the benchmarks are measurable. Third, write the goals down so that they can be used as a daily reminder of the changes being made.
Method number two: Choose a career doing something you love. Again, many of us may be fully aware of a passion or love we have for something, but we do not understand how powerful it can be.
There have been studies that have shown how people who are involved in a field that they are truly passionate about are more productive, healthier and enjoy higher financial returns.
While it may not seem practical to change careers in mid-stream, discovering ways to live and or work in one's passion can be the first steps toward financial success. Small steps toward your passion can lead to a larger change over time.
Method number three: Become an expert at taking action. Mastering the art of goal setting and knowing what your passion is will not affect the overall changes you seek-action will.
If you were on a boat going north and you steered the craft even one degree to the right or left, sooner or later you will be going south. This change of direction was not caused by doing nothing; it was caused because you took action and began the process of changing direction.
In fact, taking action may be the most important step in doubling your income or anything else. Simply writing down a goal or finding your life's passion will remain like ships in the distance if there is no action taken.
It should be obvious to you by now that the most effective way to double your income is to make changes in your every day life, and to take action to affect those changes. There is no magic bullet in accomplishing this task, only the action you take toward accomplishing the goals.
Even the smallest steps to that end will have a dramatic effect on your financial outlook. Beyond goal setting or even having a healthy passion for life, reaching financial goals will have a positive impact on your self esteem, which will make you healthy, wealthy and wise.
And, you can get much more on Raymond's proven success system in his bestselling hardcover book DOUBLE YOUR INCOME DOING WHAT YOU LOVE.
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