The self-made billionaire says you should take your 10-year life plan and ask, Why can’t I do this in six months?

Of course, no single path works for everyone, and “sometimes, you have to actually go through the complex, 10-year trajectory,” he tells Ferriss. “But it’s at least worth asking whether that’s the story you’re telling yourself, or whether that’s the reality?”

After all, thinking big is a quality that sets the ultra-successful apart from the rest.

After studying rich people for several decades, author and self-made millionaire Steve Siebold found that rich people set their expectations high. As he writes in “How Rich People Think,” “No one would ever strike it rich and live their dreams without huge expectations.”

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