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Jim Rohn

The late Jim Rohn was America's Foremost Business Philosopher. Subscribe to the free Jim Rohn Weekly E-zine. Also review the complete Jim Rohn archive of articles, vitamins for the mind and Q and A. Copyright © 1999 Jim Rohn International. All rights reserved worldwide.


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Of all the things that can have an effect on your future, I believe personal growth is the greatest.  We can talk about sales growth, profit growth, asset growth, but all of this probably will not happen without personal growth. It’s really the open door to it all. In fact I’d like to have you memorize a most important phrase….

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Over the years I’ve been teaching children about a simple but powerful concept – the ant philosophy.  I think everybody should study ants. They have an amazing four- part philosophy, and here is the first part: ants never quit.  That’s a good philosophy. If they’re headed somewhere and you try to stop them; they’ll look for another way. They’ll climb over,…

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My mentor, when I was 25 years old, dropped a phrase on me that changed my life forever when he said; “Profits are better than wages.  Wages will make you a living, profits can make you a fortune.” You know it is a bit difficult to get rich on wages, but anybody can get rich…

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What is the origin of true ambition?  There exists really only one place to find true ambition and that is within you – in every thought, in every movement, in every motivation.  Your ambition is an expression of who you truly are, your own self-expression. Self-expression. Isn’t self-expression really self-direction? How you think, how you…

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Over the years I’ve learned to challenge my audiences to turn their response to the ideas and information they receive into results. According to the Christian story, the first couple, Adam and Eve, was instructed to be fruitful – produce some results. Fruitful is kind of an interesting word; it denotes abundance. Here’s what I…

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Four powerful little words: learn, try, stay and care. What difference can you make in your life today by putting these words to work? 1) First, life is worthwhile if you LEARN.  If you know. What you don’t know WILL hurt you. You have to have learning to exist, let alone succeed. Life is worthwhile…

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Have you ever wondered how to turn nothing into something? First, in order to turn nothing into something, you’ve got to start with some ideas and imagination.   Now, it might be hard to call ideas and imagination nothing; but how tangible are those ideas? That is a bit of a mystery. I don’t believe…

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Is thankfulness a survival skill? Perhaps most of you would respond with, “No, Jim, thankfulness is not key to survival”, and I would tend to agree with you. Most of us have probably already solved the necessary problems of survival, gone beyond that and are now working to achieve our desires.  But let me give…

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One of the difficulties we face in our industrialized age is the fact we’ve lost our sense of seasons. Unlike the farmer whose priorities change with the seasons, we have become impervious to the natural rhythm of life. As a result, we have our priorities out of balance. Let me illustrate what I mean:  For a farmer, springtime is his…

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Any day we wish; we can discipline ourselves to change it all. Any day we wish; we can open the book that will open our mind to new knowledge. Any day we wish; we can start a new activity. Any day we wish; we can start the process of life change. We can do it…