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Success is a daily habit

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What have you done today to move you closer to your dreams? Are you expecting to wake up one morning and suddenly do everything to achieve your dream in just that one day? Aristotle said, “We are what we repeatedly do.” Success is a daily habit. It's the little things you do everyday that will get you to your destination. A friend of Dr. Moses and motivational speaker, Felix Banda, told how he remembers me reading a book called “how to become a millionaire” as per Dr. Moses words when I was at the University of Zambia in my first or second year of studies. That was over 10 years ago. He pointed out that it may seem to some, that I suddenly got up one day and decided to start writing these articles, but he realized that it started all the way back there. His point was that it has been a process and not a sudden occurrence. According to Dr. Moses, I had actually forgotten about having read that and similar books, but when he mentioned it, I remembered how the literature I read has had such an impact on me and has affected my life in a positive way. Some of the principles I learnt rubbed off on me so well they became a part of my thoughts to such a point that I eventually accepted those thoughts as my own. It is the habit of reading that has contributed to a change in my thinking. Had I not started reading those books then, I would still be stuck in whatever thought pattern I had. My horizons would still be restricted.

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