Today, let’s talk about one mistake that could be costing you thousands (or even millions) of dollars. This one little thing could cause you to lose clients, lose business partners, lose money, and even, lose relationships. It could cause you to lose the very things you have worked so hard to get!

This particular mistake is so simple, you probably don’t even realize you’re making it. (And if you don’t know it, you can’t fix it!) If you are afraid of losing something – business, money, relationships, your job – your focus is in the wrong place and you’re looking in the wrong direction!

Sadly, most people will fight harder to avoid losing something they already have, than they will to gain something of even greater value. But, you cannot reach a bigger and better place, if you’re afraid of losing what you’ve got.

I can tell you this today, because I made this extremely costly mistake early in my career and suffered the consequences. I want to save you a lot of work and heartache today by giving you three areas to place your focus, so you can keep moving forward on the right track.

  • Focus. The Law of Focus says whatever you focus on, is what you get good at and whatever you focus on, you get more of. If you are so busy focusing on the clients you’re afraid to lose, the money you’re afraid you won’t make, the job you’re afraid of getting fired from, or your kids who won’t behave, then you are not focusing on the clients you have, the money you are making, the job you should be working with excellence and diligence, or grooming your children for success. You cannot focus on the positive and the negative simultaneously, just as you cannot look north and south at the same time. So stop focusing on what’s going wrong, what’s not going fast enough, or what could be better, and start focusing on what’s going right, what’s growing and the results you are producing. Don’t focus on the nine people who said “No!” Focus on the one who said “Yes!” Celebrate that success and let it spur you on to your next.
  • Create results. It’s easy to get so wrapped up in facts and figures, processes, along with making appointments, you forget to focus on actually creating results. It doesn’t matter how many hours you work, how many appointments you set or how organized you are, if you are not producing real, concrete results. When you choose to focus on creating results, you are focusing on growth.
  • Have faith. You must choose to have faith in what you’re doing. Choose to believe and trust that what you’re doing, the money you’ve invested into building your business, the time you’re investing into your clients, and the effort you’re putting into your family and relationships, will produce results. When you believe in what you’re doing, you begin to carry yourself in a way that demonstrates your confidence in yourself… and this leads to success.

My friend, I want to see you succeed in your business, career, relationships, finances and family. I truly hope you will take these three simple, but powerful, tips and apply them in your life today. These three things will keep you from making costly mistakes and push you forward to success.

I would love to know your thoughts about The Daily Fix today. Your comments really help me know how I can better serve you. What did you get out of the message today? How will you apply these strategies in your life? I can’t wait to read your answers! (Leave me your comments below.)

Then, take a minute to share this message with your friends, family and coworkers! You never know who is making this specific mistake in their own business, career or relationships, and you could be the person who turns that around… simply by forwarding this post or sharing this link on Facebook and Twitter!

And don’t forget to join me for The Dani Johnson Show today, when we share even more of my personally-selected tips and strategies to help you build a strong foundation for your success! You can find the show on your TV and radio and please remember you can always stream today’s show right here on our website.

In great faith,

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