In the case of the title, I am referring to the improvement of our situation in life. For each of you, this could be a different situation. For some, it may be a relationship issue, and for others, a financial and status issue. There are no right or wrong answers here, just what is most suitable for you. The context I am writing from is a management and financial point of view, or better managing our finances to gain greater wealth over time.
Now, let me put your mind at ease. I am not recommending an investment scheme, or at least not the traditional type, like a monetary fund, but rather talking about the biggest investment you can make- in your mind, in yourself. Put another way, the way you think about things is the difference between you being a loser, versus a winner. I hope I have not offended you, but rather pointed out in strong terms, that the only difference in life between the winners, the losers, and everyone in between is the way they think, and approach problems in life.
Some people will do everything in their power to escape problems, thinking they are too hard, stressful, and just complex, whilst others will look for them. I refer to look at problems as being the way to move forward. Everybody has problems, or if you want to be picky with terms, challenges. It's how you look at it. Everyone is problems, ranging from mundane and boring to full on life threatening challenges. Most of us fortunately, fit somewhere in between. Now, if that was all, I would end here. Sorry, there's more.
Now that we understand our thinking and attitude affects the way we process ideas, and reactions to situations, we need to look at and act on the next phase, being a consistent action, and persistent approach. Many people have actually thought of fantastic ideas, and said something like, "I really must get to that one day", or ' That is an interesting Idea. I wonder if...". Imagine the products, inventions, or life changing systems or services that might now exist if the person thinking about the possibility of something actually went ahead to the next step, and did something about their idea? The world would be a different place.
Fortunately, there are still countless numbers of ideas and things you can do. It is about the action, the 'work' part of you prefer, that will move you to the next phase of success.
I genuinely believe that each of us has some great product, be a book, a program, course, and more, just based on our life experiences. It does not matter where you come from, we all have a story that an be turned into something to help others. To break this down, you may specialise in a particular job, and relate something about that that can help people. Many of the products and services that exist today are around to solve a problem of some sort. It just depends on the way you look at it.
To summarise, it is about using your mind in the right ay, with the right attitude, to really see a light, a path, or way, rather than just say it's all too hard. Many successful businesses have been created from ideas that were acted on, rather than ignored. Use your life experience, and interests to jog your brain into coming up with ideas. Take a look at your challenges, and problems. Ask yourself about the problems you have solved in the past. Can you turn those solutions into something for others?
Your wealth is a state of your mind. If you are not wealthy, I am sorry to say, it is largely due to the way you are thinking. This may seem harsh, but has been proven time and again. You can have two people win the lottery, as a basic example. A year later, one may be even more wealthy, the other may be worse off than before, due to the way they think, and act.