Many people believe that in order to get what they want they have to go out and make it happen. They have to roll up their sleeves and pay their dues to earn their reward. They consciously believe in the ideology that thoughts aren’t what make the difference, but action is. For an open-minded person, the question surfaces about the value of thought and action and how they interplay when it comes to creating the lives he/she wants to live.
Success has got many ramifications. It may be defined as the time gap between a thought and its presumptive action. For the corporate world, success connotes the effective and speedy implementation of a strategy. Being proactive and foreseeing the challenge is another way of conceptualizing success. But eventually it boils down to the very fact that to succeed we need to create results out of ideas.
In the book “A Better India, A Better World” authored by Sri. Narayan Murthy, he speaks about the management styles prevalent in different parts of the world. He says that there is not much difference in the modus operandi of organizations world over. But the deciding / differentiating factor lies in the success percentage of the conversion of a legitimate and innovative thought into action. Why do ideas and thoughts matter? If Einstein kept the theory of relativity just in his mind, imagine the plight of science today. If Alexander Graham Bell never bothered to put words to his thoughts, what could have been the plight of humanity? To conceive an idea is not enough, we need to breathe life into it.
When we are on the road, driving a car / riding a bike, how many times have we averted an accident? When we see an oncoming vehicle coming straight at us, do we not steer the vehicle to avoid a head on collision? What would have happened if all these things just remained as a thought in our mind and we forgot/ fail to act on it? Anybody in sane mind would act in conjunction with the circumstances. Likewise not responding to the challenges / changing milieu can prove to be fatal at times. We need to act and at times pro-act. The entire process right from the conception of an idea to its fruition/ implementation is equally essential. An idea is just a thought and it remains impecunious unless acted upon. To succeed we need to give wings to our dreams and make it into a reality.
Is it just enough to convert our thoughts into action? No. It is imperative to combine the power of thought with our reliance and belief in action. When we leverage thought to create a vibration aligned with the results we desire, and we take action that enhances that vibration, our creative power shines. That’s when it looks to outsiders as if we were favored by the gods, living a charmed life where everything goes our way. By holding proper thoughts and having aligned emotions helps in propitiating good deeds and thus making our lives more meaningful.
Many of us approach our dreams backwards. We think we have to “figure out” what to do in order to get what we want. We think action is required and that’s what we focus on. But if we never check in on how that action feels, we spin our wheels frustrating ourselves to the point where we often give up – or at least go at it the hard way. Things go much smoother and manifest more quickly when we first get our vibration lined up (by thinking right thoughts and feeling good) and then taking inspired action
Combining the power of right thought and inspired action allows us to have wonderful manifestations in our lives.
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