Successful, effective people are those who launch directly into their major tasks and then discipline themselves to work steadily and single-mindedly until those tasks are complete.
Positive thinking is not magic. Assuming that positive thinking would attract money, happiness, good job, promotion, love – is just fanciful thinking. You need to work for it.
The first obvious reason why awareness is important is that you have to be aware of what the real problem is in order to overcome it.
If you want to be a leader, take it for granted that you’ll have to work long and hard, sweat the details, be eloquent, fight through many obstacles and never give up.