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Not Much Happens Without a Dream

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You could see some of the other people's horizons expanding as they realized that they too could have big dreams for their lives. As Robert Greenleaf put it, “Not much happens without a dream. And for something great to happen, there must be a great dream. Behind every great achievement is a dreamer of great dreams.”

According to Dr. Moses, a vision statement is a very good place to start dreaming. A vision statement is a statement giving a broad, inspirational image of the future that a person is aiming to achieve. It is a good way to focus your thoughts, energy, actions, behavior and decisions towards things that matter most and to avoid getting distracted. Your vision statement should say what you want your life to be and who you want to become as a person.

Countless research and investigation has shown that having a well-written vision statement greatly increases your chances of attaining your goals. The most successful people anywhere are those who take the time to write down their ideas and important thoughts. This is, as I have often pointed out, only about 3% of the entire population.

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