Twelve Predictions

To keep us in the New Year groove, I’d like to share with you twelve predictions that my friend and mentor Dr. Rob Gilbert made on his wonderful Success Hotline (973.743.4690). They’re fun and thought-provoking — and just zingy enough to keep us all motivated as we move toward our goals:

Prediction #1: In the next year, you will have problems.

Prediction #2: You will also have the choice of how you respond to problems. Are you going to get frustrated or fascinated? It’s your choice.

Prediction #3: You will discover that you can work much harder than you think you can. You’ll amaze yourself!

Prediction #4: You will have detractors, maybe even enemies.

Prediction #5: You’ll discover that what you think of yourself is much more important than what anyone else thinks of you.

Prediction #6: You will discover how resilient you are. You will bounce back over and over again — and you will love this about yourself!

Prediction #7: You will find many people along the way who will help you – friends, colleagues, mentors, teachers, therapists, books — even angels.

Prediction #8: In many situations when you want to accomplish something difficult, you will find that you feel bad before you feel good.

Prediction #9: You will be given signs that you are on the right track.

Prediction #10: You will invest a great deal of time and effort in some things and you won’t see progress right away — just like seeds planted underground.

Prediction #11: You will be amazed with yourself in the next year!

Prediction #12: You will get what you want. Absolutely, positively guaranteed.

What wonderful wisdom and hopeful aspirations as we start the New Year! Dr. Rob Gilbert’s free Success Hotline is a constant source of inspiration and motivation for me: I listen to it every day and really encourage you to check it out — you’ll be so glad you did (973.743.4690). Write on!

About karinwritesdangerously

I am a writer and this is a motivational blog designed to help both writers and aspiring writers to push to the next level. Key themes are peak performance, passion, overcoming writing roadblocks, juicing up your creativity, and the joys of writing.
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