Maximize Your Potential by Being Open Minded

by Dena-Lynn

in Empowerment



maximize your potentialIf you want to maximize your potential for success in business and in life, you’ve got to be open minded. Don’t limit yourself – there are so many great things that you can do and accomplish if you open yourself to the world and open your eyes to the things that are available for you.

Perhaps you’ve become accustomed to some routines and patterns. You only see things in black and white because you’ve gotten used to this kind of thinking – just more of the same. However, despite what you perceive as commonplace in your everyday life and environment, if you’re open minded, you’ll definitely see more and allow more. Don’t limit yourself to a small box and the small and ordinary ways of thinking.

Maximize your potential because you deserve more!

By limiting yourself, you’re assuming that nothing else is going to happen, nothing is going to change, and that you’re powerless. Do you ever think that way?

If you remain open minded to all of the possibilities in life, you’ll see that life is so much more than some small place – opportunities are abundant. So if you wish to maximize your potential and truly make the most out of the opportunities that come your way, you should learn how to think out of the box by following these tips:

  • Rely on and trust yourself when making decisions. If you’ve become accustomed to relying on people for your actions, stop this practice. Instead, start making decisions for yourself. If you used to look up to someone for the things that you have to do, this is the time for you to take charge and take the lead to maximize your potential. It’s now time for you to go out of your comfort zone and get out of your box.
  • Question things. Who said that you must accept things as they are? If something confuses you or you don’t understand what’s going on, don’t hesitate to question it. If your ignorance and innocence is limiting your reach, it’s especially important to remember to be open minded – spread your arms and your mind to widen your reach.
  • Learn to think beyond what is in front of you. When you deal with things, always view it not just in relation to what you have at the moment, but also to what it could bring for your future that could potentially help you maximize your potential. You need to understand that everything is connected, and your power to anticipate and think ahead, can and will make wonders for you.

Maximize your potential because you can!

  • Feel free to make mistakes. It’s nice to take risks from time to time. If you’re too frightened to move out of your box because you’re afraid of making mistakes, you will never get to see what’s outside. You may trip and you may fall. Don’t worry about making a mistake. Instead, think of what you’ll do when you get where you want to go.
  • Let other people inspire you. If you cannot see yourself going out of the box, then try to visualize yourself through other people’s lives. Study other people’s achievements and marvel at what they have accomplished. Let their achievements inspire you to achieve more for yourself. Believe that if they were able to do it, you can do it for yourself as well.
  •  Continue learning. Explore other things that you’ve not tried before. Go places, try new adventures, learn and feed on your zest for knowledge because these things will broaden your horizon and allow you to go beyond what most people expect of you.

Open minded people have the greatest power to maximize their potential. It’s all about thinking differently – getting out of the box that limits you. It’s completely up to you. As you encounter people and discover programs that promise to help you maximize your potential, keep in mind that it’s your responsibility to take action. Take what you’re learning and make it your own. Your ultimate success depends on it!

To Your Triumphant Success,

Dena-Lynn

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Chery Schmidt

HI Dena Lynn, You have done a great job with this post here today! I really like how you talk about moving uot of the box and not being afraid to take risks. This is oh so true. I talk to people everyday and they all want to change their lives, but there is something stopping them! It is Fear! I cannot remember where ,but I read a Great post ont his yesterday The Fear Of Failure, The Fear Of The Unknown! Yes you do have to be open-minded and accept that you are going to be learning how to do things differently. Thanks for sharing Dena Lynn!
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Dena-Lynn

Thanks, Chery! So many are afraid of fear. While moving away from fear – it helps if we just acknowledge it and do it anyway – we deserve to take that chance on us.

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marquita herald

Wonderful message Dena-Lynn! I especially like that you’re point about it being okay to make mistakes. It can make such a huge difference in our lives to redefine things like mistakes and failure. These are tools of growth, not the end of the line. Thanks for the inspiration!
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Dena-Lynn

Hi Marty, yes – mistakes and failures help us grow. They always stands between where we are and where we want to go.

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Donna Merrill

Deana-Lynn,

Seems like you covered all the bases here! I was just having a conversation about someone who listed mistakes they made in the past and how we can all learn from that. We are going to make mistakes, but I feel that is the best lesson of all because we will never repeat them.

I also like the point that you made by relying on yourself when making decisions. I have one client that asks everyone in the world before she makes a decision. And guess what? She stays stagnant for years because she doesn’t want to take the responsibility to decide for herself. This is an important issue.

Thanks for a wonderful post.

Donna
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Dena-Lynn

Thanks Donna! Trusting ourselves is huge. When we do that we set ourselves up to live how we choose.

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Holly
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Hi Dena-Lynn,

Great points here! I think that I do some, however I am sure there is room for improvement! Often times I think that I am doing so well, then I come across a great post like this to remind me, that I can accomplish more, I have forgotten a few things! Thanks!!
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Dena-Lynn

Glad that this was a reminder, Holly. I’m often reminded of the same, we all are, I think. That’s the beauty of being surrounded by a community of support – we help each other stay on track.

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Julieanne van Zyl

Hi Dena-lynn, I especially like the part where you spoke about following your own heart, and not taking any notice of what other people say. What other people say can put you right off where you want to go, and it’s much better to do what YOU want to do. I remember learning that lesson as a teenager, when my Mum and I would go shopping for clothes for me. I remember really wanting a particular dress, but I would let my Mum talk me into getting a different one. When I got home, I would soooo wish I’d got the one I wanted. It wasn’t long before I convinced my Mum I would go shopping on my own:-) In fact, I found a way to earn my own money, so Mum didn’t have any say in what I bought.
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Dena-Lynn

I can definitely relate, Julieanne. My mom has “changed” my mom many a time. Having the freedom to choose is empowering!

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nick catricala

Dena-lynn,
what a pleasure to come to your blog and read such a detailed article to support so many of us.. THANKS so much for sharing.

Being open minded is essential in many levels, and it is shame on us, when we get stuck and forget to be open to all possibilities that are in front of us…

You listed many potentials… Thanks so much and look forward to use your suggestion even more from now on.
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Dena-Lynn

Hi Nick, thanks – I’m glad that you enjoyed this article!

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Linda G. Cox
Twitter: Solavei

Hey Dena!
It’s so fun checking out your action! You are such an inspiration! We are all about personal growth and we really need to never stop learning, just like you say!!!
~Linda
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Dena-Lynn

Linda!! Always a pleasure to hear from you. You, my friend, are a huge inspiration as well. As you say, we’ll always continue to grow.:)

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Shelley Alexander

Dena-Lynn,

Wow, what a powerful message and fantastic post! You are so right about the importance of being open minded in both our lives and in business. I totally agree with you that you need to learn to trust yourself when making decisions. I also like to be inspired by others because it helps to keep me motivated to keep moving forward.

Thanks for all the wonderful advice!

Best,

Shelley
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Dena-Lynn

Thank you, Shelley! I’m glad that my article was meaningful for you. I too, always appreciate being inspired by others. We all have so many great gifts to share.

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Nile

As Deepak Chopra says – “Instead of thinking outside the box, get rid of the box.”

This allows you to broaden or open your mind to even what you might think be impossible. I see a lot of people get stuck and stubborn, and it can be frustrating to try to enlighten them in order to help them realize that success is in their grasp.
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Dena-Lynn

Love that quote by Chopra. Getting rid of the box certainly allows us to create our vision on our own terms!

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Michael Levy

What a great message Dena-Lynn! I love this so much and you bring so many great points out. Thank you for sharing this. Thanks for coming to my site as well. Glad you are back with us in B3. Take care!
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Dena-Lynn

Thanks, Michael! I’m glad to be back with B3 – I missed my blogging friends and our inspirational and supportive community.

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Lydia Brown
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Dena great post. I remember when I started marketing online I was a rough critic of my own work. I would beat myself up for every little mistake. It took sometime to realize that it was ok that my mistakes were valuable lessons and that no harm was done. Also they were helpful information to share with others later.
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Dena-Lynn

That’s it, Lydia. We learn and we grow from our mistakes.

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David Merrill 101

You hit on what I consider the most important ingredient to success, Dena.

That’s failure.

So many people hold themselves back from taking chances, or asserting themselves fully, for fear of failure.

In fact, the more we fail, the further we progress. That is, if you determine to do another thing you suggest… continue to learn.

Failure is only a deterrent to our success if we shrink from it, and when faced with it, give up. If, on the other hand, we learn from it, we move forward faster than we ever could had we not given ourselves the opportunity to fail in the first place.
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Dena-Lynn

Hi David! I agree 100% I like to remember the phrase, “fail forward” – because failure certainly brings us closer to success.

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William Earl Amis Jr III

That point of not limiting yourself by what is seen. This one area is so powerful when we start to change our lives. You must never limit your visions to things that use to be. Breaking those old methods you use to think are the only ways things could be done.

This is a great resource point with enhancing our insight on just about anything. You have captured the core essence needed in clarity of thought to achieve all things.

Thanks for being you and sharing this usable starting point. Well done!
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Dena-Lynn

Thanks, William! Our potential is limitless once we expand our minds.

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Steve Borgman

This is a great message. I was listening to an interview by Adam Young, the lead singer for the group, Owl City. He had a smash hit, Fireflies, that propelled him into the national spotlight. The interviewer asked what’s in his future. He say he wants to progressively push himself past his comfort limits and try new things. The same applies to us and our businesses.

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Dena-Lynn

I agree, Steven. Our potential is limitless!

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Raena Lynn
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Hi Dena-Lynn,

I have a hunch that most of the entrepreneurs or network marketers are open minded. It takes open-mindedness for anyone to pursue the “out of the box” approach. I think being open minded opens doors to all kinds of possibilities. One of the points you made, “rely on and trust yourself when making decisions” is something that took me time to learn. With time, I gained more and more confidence without fear of taking risks. You have to take chances in this business to succeed. Thanks for sharing!

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Dena-Lynn

Interestingly, Raena, it seems that many times network marketers get out of the box that they were in prior to becoming network marketers, and hop into another box once they’re in the industry. It’s those that completely rid themselves of boundaries that maximize all that an opportunity will offer.

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Michael Shook

One of the very best posts I have ever read on the importance of being exactly who we are, without needing to apologize for that. This one idea, to trust and rely on ourselves is absolutely how we grow.

We learn to lean on others overly much and in so doing we relinquish the power to be in charge of our own selves.

This article is thoughtful, poignant and spot on, thank you for sharing it with us.
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Dena-Lynn

Thank you, Michael! Trusting myself has made a huge difference for me.

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Brian Couch

One thing that I’ve learn on this post. Making mistakes doesn’t mean that you will give up but it is a way of learning and not to do that mistake again. All of us is not perfect so it is okay to have mistake the only thing that should not be done is doing that mistakes again and again and again.
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The Food Curator
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Great reminder Dena and I know I can get caught out with my patterns and it is good to be reminded to break free and be open minded as that is often where the fun and adventure lies!
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Gina Winter
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Couldn’t have said it better! But do keep in mind most people are followers. Some always want to keep up with other people deeds. I wish they teach classes on how to be open minded, but also be yourself. My best class in college, was Philosophy 102 and I really learned how to think critically. Thanks for the great tips.
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