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Arnold Schwarzenegger - 6 Rules for Success

Updated: Jun 15, 2022

Arnold Schwarzenegger has 6 rules for success!

The first rule is to trust yourself and your vision. What is most important is who do you want to be? Not what, but who. And I'm not talking about what your parents and teachers want you to be, but you. I'm talking about figuring out for yourselves what makes you happy, no matter how crazy it may sound to other people. Rule number two is to break the rules. We have so many rules in life about everything, but I say break the rules, not the law, but break the rules. You have to think outside the box. After all, what is the point of being on this Earth if all you want to do is be liked by everyone and avoid trouble? The only way that I ever got any place was by breaking some of the rules. Rule number three. Don't be afraid to fail. Anything I've ever attempted, I was always willing to fail. You can't always win, but don't be afraid of making decisions. You can't be paralyzed by fear of failure or you will never push yourself. You will keep pushing forward because you believe in yourself and in your vision and you know that it's the right thing to do and success will come. Don't be afraid to fail. Rule number four, don't listen to the naysayers. How many times have you heard that you can't do this and you can't do that and it has never been done before? I hear this all the time and pay no attention to the people who say it can't be done. I always listen to myself and said, yes, it can! Rule number five, which is the most important rule of all. Work your butt off. You never want to fail because you didn't work hard enough. I never wanted to lose a competition or lose an election because I didn't work hard enough. I always believe in leaving no stone unturned. And let me tell you, it is important to have fun in life, of course. But when you're out there partying, horsing around, someone out there at the same time is working hard, someone is getting smarter and someone is winning. Just remember that. Now if you want to coast through life, don't pay attention to any of those rules. But if you want to win, there's absolutely no way around hard work. Rule number six is giving back. You must always find time to give something back. Something back to your community. Give something back to your state or to your country. Let me tell you something. Reaching out and helping people will bring you more satisfaction than anything else you've ever done. Remember these six rules. Trust yourself. Break some rules. Don't be afraid to fail. Ignore the naysayers. Work like hell. And give something back.

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