Welcome to my personal collection of the very best ideas, concepts, quotes and inspirations from Jim Rohn.
I sourced and sifted through Jim Rohn’s books, quotes, talks, recordings and rare videos to summarize and present the very best of Jim Rohn here.
Let’s dive in.
Jim Rohn’s Life Philosophy
At age 25 Jim’s life changed forever when he met his mentor, Earl Shoaff.
Earl taught Jim to pay attention to good nutrition and live healthy, have dreams and visions, how to set goals and how to work on them.
And much more…
“Profits are better than wages.”
Once Jim understood ‘Profits are better than wages’, he became rich.
Wages make you a living, profits make you a fortune.
“It’s not what happens that determines your life-future. It’s what you do about what happens that determines your life-future.”
Life is like a sailboat:
It’s not the blowing of the wind that determines where you’re going.
It’s the setting of the sail that determines where you’re going.
The same wind blows on us all. (the wind of disaster, the wind of opportunity, the wind of change, the wind when it’s favorable, the wind when it’s unfavorable, …)
Learning is all about setting a better sail this year than last year.
Anybody can do that!
If you wish to, you can change.
Jim Rohn’s outlook on the next 10.000 years:
Opportunity mixed with difficulty.
“For things to change, you have to change.”
Don’t wait for things to change.
Change doesn’t start “out there”.
Change starts within.
All change starts with you.
“If you will change, everything will change for you.”
For the things to change for you, you’ve got to change.
When you change, everything around you will change for you, miraculously.
The government, politics, economics, seasons, … All these things won’t change (fundamentally).
“Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better.”
The Law Of Sowing And Reaping
The story of the sower:
He was very ambitious.
He had excellent seeds.
The birds are going to get some of the seeds.
If you go chasing birds now, you leave the field. (distraction)
But the sower kept on sowing. (The secret to his success)
Some seeds fall on rocky ground.
The first hot day some of the young plants die.
Don’t go for “why, why, why” - just let it happen.
It’s not important.
Some don’t stay.
It’s just what it is.
Keep on sowing.
The sower had to discipline his disappointments and keep on sowing.
The seed falls on thorny ground.
The thorns choke it to death.
People let little things cheat them out of big opportunities.
You can’t do anything about it.
Just keep on sowing the seed.
Finally, the seeds fall on good ground.
“If you want to have more, you have to become more.”
Success is not something you persue.
What you persue eludes you.
It’s like chasing butterflies.
“Success is something you attract by the person you become.”
Jim Rohn On Skills
“Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills.”
You don’t need less problems.
You simply need better skills.
Important skills to learn, skills that changes Jim Rohn’s life forever:
- Developing a new philosophy that you can do it (work on your beliefs)
- Getting a new customer (marketing)
- Making a sale (sales) - Recruiting (marketing and presentation, sales)
- Follow-up (marketing)
- Helping people crossing the bridge
- Try. Get better. Do it again. (persistence)
- How to affect other people with words (copywriting)
- Train and teach other people (how the business works)
- The ability to inspire people
“Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.”
Jim Rohn On Focus
“Don’t major in minor things.”
The Secret To Personal Greatness
“Find a way to serve the many, for service to many leads to greatness.”
For those who want it.
Help people with their problems, help people to get what they want.
What can I do for people?
Do The Easy Things.
Simple disciplines of success.
Do not neglect to do the easy things.
“What’s easy to do, is also easy not to do.”
Jim Rohn On Living A Good Life
“Don’t wish for less challenge, wish for more wisdom.”
Accept the challenge, because you can’t grow without challenge.
Humans can do the most remarkable things, no matter what happens.
You learn more by losing than you do by winning.
- Productivity (if you don’t produce, you won’t be happy)
- Study, Practise, And Teach
- Don’t Miss The Small Things (the game, the performance, the movie, the words, the music, …)
- Care About People
- If you live well, you’ll earn well.
“We have a chance as human beings to participate in the miracle process.”
You can go do that as often as you wish.
Change somebody’s life.
Anybody can change.
Anybody can get better.
So can you!
I hope you find this post helpful.
Thank you for reading and stay awesome,
Tim for Online Business Dude
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