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Find Someone Who Challenges You

By Randy Gage in Critical Thinking, Success, Prosperity.

Last post, we discussed how creating dynamic tension is necessary for manifesting a prosperous life.  And I told you that one of the best ways to generate that tension is having people in your life, who challenge you.

The path to prosperity and enlightenment is a series of journeys, from one comfort zone to the next.  And often along the way, you get a little too comfortable, for a little too long, in one of those comfort zones.

And you need someone to challenge you…

Not someone to guilt you into doing more, or make judgments about what makes you happy.  Not someone that compares you to others in a demeaning way, nor anyone who is pushing you because they are trying to live vicariously through you.  You need people like those like you need another hole in your head.

What we’re talking about are people who want only the highest good for you.  People who see the greatness in you, often before you see it yourself.

You want people who will remind you that you’re amazing – but also that you can be even more amazing.  Because untapped potential is an insult to the force which created you.

Happiness doesn’t really come from achieving goals.  It comes from the thrill, adventure, and challenge of pursuing them.  That is when you will be most alive.

So make sure you have at least a couple people around you who will challenge you, to create that tension between where you are, and who you want to become.

I try to do that for you through this blog and my YouTube channel.  But you also need someone close to you, who can give you that personalized perspective on what you’re capable of personally.  And if you don’t have that, then consider working with me in my Breakthrough U coaching program.  I promise I will challenge you in ways like you have never been challenged before.  Because that’s where the breakthroughs live.

The other dynamic that is so important in this process, is knowing that your greatest moments are still ahead of you, not in the rear view mirror.  I want to share some insights on how this plays out for me.  Which is where we will pick up next time…

– RG

P.S.  I’m returning to my roots!  I’m coming back here to blog much more frequently. So enter your email in the “STAY CONNECTED” box to the right if you want to get an alert when I publish a new blog post for you.


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7 thoughts on “Find Someone Who Challenges You

  1. German Jaramillo says:

    I just can tell to all of the readers for this post, that I have been experiencing trough the Breakthrough U Coaching Program the most exciting advances in my life than ever and i´m very grateful for that.

  2. совершенная идея – рядом тот , кто делает тебя лучше, успешнее и счастливее!

  3. Rena Romano says:

    I hired a Coach best investment I ever made.

  4. I don’t have to worry about entering a coaching program because, as the lyrics in one of the Styx songs states, I’ve got dozens of friends and the fun never ends, that is, as long as I’m buying.

  5. Denise says:

    You’ve hit a nerve! This is so true! Since moving back to the US, I feel like I’m not reaching my potential…I’ve got so much more in me. Thank you for your gentle nudge and lessons. I always learn from you.

  6. Brian says:

    Awesome post. Depending on where you are in your career, it is difficult to find that friend or mentor who can give you the kind of push you need. I am lucky enough to have at least one, but still looking for more.

  7. Maya says:

    It is all about pushing yourself everyday.
    Thank you RG!


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