An Entrepreneur Gives 16 Tips On How To Succeed In Life

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Karl Moore is an Internet entrepreneur and the author of five bestselling books.His newest book,The Secret Art of Self-Development

is about how you need to think to be successful.

Many people don’t go for their personal or professional dreams because they’re limited by the past, Moore says.

The first step? Stop feeling sorry for yourself.

Stop feeling sorry for yourself.

Moore says that before you can achieve anything, you have to let go of self-pity. This can mean anything from complaining about your looks to worrying about your job. Instead focus on making life better.

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Learn to let go.

Emotions can cause us to go wild and do things we shouldn't, Moore says. Let go of your unwanted emotions and tell yourself 'I am in control.'

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Your brain is limiting you.

Your brain can make you think that past experiences limit you now. Try and separate past labels from reality, Moore says.

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Stop being so damn sensitive.

Intelligent people naturally want approval. But you can't please everyone, Moore says. You can't really excel until you stand by your actions.

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Be happy now.

Don't put off happiness for a future point when a certain goal is achieved. Focus on being happy in the moment.

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Stop following the rules.

Moore says a religion can be any way of life--spiritual or not. Don't follow rules that don't make sense if they're going to hold you back. Look outside the box.

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Know where you're going.

Set real goals and intentions. Without those, it's impossible to reach success, Moore says. Figure out what you want and getting there will be easy.

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Say yes more.

Most people think restriction is the key to success, so they say no to experiences that could be fun. Stop 'swimming against the current' and go with the flow.

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realise that change is the only constant.

Don't resist change. As an entrepreneur, it's important to realise that everything has a beginning and an end. Be proactive and open to making beneficial changes in your life and business.

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Know that people are weird.

People will do things that make no sense--get used to it. Don't let it irk or upset you. Then you can use your energy for success.

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Accept that you can't change the past.

Don't let painful memories of the past affect your today, you can't change them. Moore says the past is 'never as bad as you remember.' Move on.

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Fill your life with happiness.

Try mood-boosters like happy music during the day. Take dance lessons. Spend your money on being social instead of on material goods. All will make you happier, Moore says.

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Don't wait for an epiphany.

Moore says you don't need a single, brilliant idea to be successful. Instead work on the more manageable task of being happy and better at your job every day. Take steps toward your goals.

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It's OK to be sad sometimes.

If you have a reason to be sad, let yourself experience it. This will make it easier to let it go and move on.

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Don't think you're limited because of the past.

Don't limit yourself to labels like 'alcoholic' or 'failed small business owner' from your past. These just limit you, Moore says. Live in the present.

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Smile, laugh and love yourself.

Laugh and smile more. It's impossible to be happy if you aren't outwardly enjoying life.

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