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How to develop a burning desire to achieve success?

How to develop a burning desire to achieve success?

We all know that strong desire is needed to achieve any goal and success. The question many people ask is how to have strong desire and will power? What is the desire that is needed to achieve any goal you want? How does it feel like?

Before you develop burning desire, you have first to understand what a burning desire is. This can be explained best in the following story:

Once upon a time, a young man wanted to know how to have a burning desire to achieve his goals, so he went to China to ask a wise Chinese man how to have strong and burning desire. The wise Chinese man got a large bowl of water and then put the young man’s head in the bowl of water for a few minutes. The young man started slowly to get his head out of the water, but didn’t succeed. After a few minutes, the young man shoved the wise Chinese man off and got his head out of the bowl of water. The young man asked, “What were you trying to do?” The wise Chinese man replied, “What did you learn from this experience?” The young man said, “Nothing.” Then, the wise Chinese man replied, “Yes, you learned something. At first, when you tried to get your head out of the bowl of water, you weren’t successful because your desire was not strong enough, but after words when your desire was strong, you were able to get your head out of the bowl of water and this is exactly the type of desire needed to achieve one’s goal.”

Now, let me ask you something. Do you have strong and burning desire to achieve your goals? Do you have a burning desire to get up in the morning to do everything it takes to make your goal a reality? If you answer yes to these questions, then let us look at the one main step that will help you create a burning desire, so you can achieve every goal you want.

Understand why you want your goal-

In my book, “the ultimate guide to achieve your goals,” I mentioned that this is the most important question that you have to answer. Many people say they want something and after a while they lose interest. Why? It is because they don’t know the real reason why they want this specific goal. Why do you want your goal? Does it give you freedom? Stability? Security? Without strong, burning desire and will power, you will give up quickly, you will not persist and hence you won‘t achieve what you had in mind. Knowing exactly why you want something, helps keep the burning desire awake inside of you at all times and it will lead you to take action.

Studies show that the best time to program your subconscious mind with an idea is before sleeping. Make sure before you sleep to think of your goal and why you want it. It is crucial to feel the burning desire as feelings are energy and they will help you stay focused on your goal.

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  1. Hulbert Lee says:

    Hey Dia, nice story man. I’ve heard a similar version but it’s about a man who walks out to the ocean and his “mentor” shoves his head beneath the water. The man underneath water struggles to do everything he can to get a breath of air. That’s desire. We always need desire in order to pursue our goals or we will eventually give up. Thanks for this!

  2. Dia says:

    Thanks Hulbert Lee :) Infact desire is one of the main steps that helps us keep going after our goals. Thank you for the comment :)

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  4. Great post Dia. This is a huge topic for me as well.

    It is amazing to see how few people in our world have a burning desire to achieve something major. More often than not, the people I talk to have “mild desires” but then they throw up every excuse in the book as to why they cannot pursue that desire.

    I have 2 burning desires:

    1 – To live my life to the fullest with my wife and children and to show my kids how to experience life and believe in themselves… no matter what they want to achieve.

    2 – To build a very successful business that I love doing which will also provide the financial freedom I need to do everything I mentioned in #1

    Thanks for putting this article together.

    • Dia says:

      Hey Justin,

      Yea, exactly, if we want to succeed, then having a burning desire is needed. You have a burning desire for important things, family and career. Good luck Justin

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  6. you know what? Desire is the ultimate for everything even that made me to leave a comment here. Nice write up dude

  7. saima says:

    i loved it ! even i have a burning desire too.which is next to impossible . actully , i was dissapointed ,as my desire was next to imossible but after reading this article, i m getting some positive wibes. i just want everybody to pray for the fulfillment om my “burning desire”

  8. Once a person is motivated on something, and planned to have his/her own long term goals and short term goals, this will end up with no problem instead they can have their own plans for the future. I mean to achieve their own goals in life. this can be considered the best burning desire for anyone.
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