by: Rick Miller
Do you know the secret that allowed 100% of the world's wealthiest people to become successful?
Amazingly though, even if you read all their books, attend their speeches, or even ask them in person, you'll probably never discover the one true secret of their success.
Because they probably don't even know themselves ...
They're too caught up in what they do each day. They may be totally unaware of why almost everything they're involved in becomes a success.
Would you like to know their secret?
All truly successful people live in alignment with their passions ... they're fulfilling their purpose in life. They're living their own dreams.
The famous theologian William Barclay once said, "There are two great days in a person's life--the day we are born and the day we discover why."
Most people, regardless of religion or lack of religion, instinctively feel that there's a higher purpose to life ... and that if they could determine their mission in life, they'd be much more happy and satisfied.
Once you start to follow your passions and mission in life, the Universe (God or Nature, depending on what you believe) seems to start helping you achieve your goals, often by presenting startling opportunities for you ...
In a recent interview with Chris and Janet Attwood, they revealed a remarkable tool that'll help you quickly determine your purpose in life--The Passion Test.
(Note: To access the Attwood's complete audio interview for free, see end of article)
The simple test, a series of probing questions that you ask yourself, will quickly help you identify your top passions, what's really important in your life.
According to Janet, "The number-one reason people don't get what they want is--is they don't know what they want."
Once you discover your passions and align your life with them, success comes quickly and automatically.
What's more startling, she found that every single highly successful person who's taken the test (Mark Victor Hansen, Jack Canfield, T. Harv Eker, Dan Poynter, to name a few) already are accomplishing their top passions.
Undoubtedly knowing your passions speeds up the path to success.
Most importantly, she also revealed ways to help you realign your life to help you follow those passions.
The one key ingredient in reaching any goal or accomplishment is that you must totally love and enjoy whatever you are wanting to appear in your life.
It has to be your dream, not someone else's.
Do you really want a million dollars or would you rather have someone to love and be loved back?
Do you want that mansion or would you rather travel and not be tied down to any geographical location?
Only you can decide ...
After taking the Passion Test, I was profoundly changed in the way I view my life.
For me, I discovered that my number one passion is gaining dynamic health, my number two passion is improving myself, and three is mastering the guitar.
I realize now that I've put those desires on the back burner while I worked totally on survival goals (you know, making money and dealing with life's obstacles).
With that in mind, it's clear to me that I've missed out on a lot of joys that accomplishments in those areas would have brought me.
So I have a lot of work ahead of me to bring my life back into alignment with my most important passions ...
What about you? You owe it to yourself to discover your passions. It'll help you to become a success in all areas of your life.
Copyright 2005 Rick Miller
About The Author
Rick Miller is a Certified Master of Web Copywriting and co-founder of List Crusade. For free access to Chris and Janet Attwood's entire interview, along with 51 other audio lessons from top Internet Marketing and Self Help Gurus--go to: