S2E04: The Power of Not Conforming - by Earl Nightingale
To really succeed in this life, we must break free of our constant need to conform. In this episode, Brian introduces the fifth in a series of unheard recordings by personal growth legend Earl Nightingale. Earl explores what motivates us to live the way we do and explains how our choice of environment has a powerful impact on the success we experience.
YOU WILL LEARN:
· Why people conform to their environment.
· How to break through that conformity.
· Why a clear direction and worthwhile purpose are vital to success.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Episode 61, The Strangest Secret – by Earl Nightingale
Episode 287, A Worthy Ideal – by Earl Nightingale
Episode 298, The Miracle of Your Mind – by Earl Nightingale
Episode 302, Cause and Effect – by Earl Nightingale
Episode 306, Truth and Honesty – by Earl Nightingale
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:
“I believe the overriding force which motivates us as individuals is the thing I call choice of environment.” – Earl Nightingale
“Motivation to my mind is closely linked to environment. Our reaction to environment can be said to be the tendency to act, think and talk like the people by whom we're surrounded.” – Earl Nightingale
“People are not broke at 65 because they've been denied the opportunity to achieve financial independence, but rather because they've conformed to a group which does not stress its importance. They have conformed to their environment.” – Earl Nightingale
“Although there's no such thing as an average man, the trouble seems to be that we act as though we're average.” – Earl Nightingale
“We must look at ourselves objectively for what we really are: distinct individuals with unlimited opportunity for development in the free world.” – Earl Nightingale
“With a purpose, a goal, a man will frequently do more and travel farther in a year than he might otherwise in a lifetime without one.” – Earl Nightingale
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