Put Your Dream to the Test: 10 Questions to Help You See It and Seize It
John C. Maxwell
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Do you dream big? Now you can put your dream to the test and bring it to life!
What's the difference between a dreamer and someone who achieves a dream? According to best-selling author Dr. John Maxwell, the answer lies in answering ten powerful, yet straightforward, questions. Whether you've lost sight of an old dream or you are searching for a new one within you, Put Your Dream to the Test provides a step-by-step action plan that you can start using today to see, own, and reach your dream. Dr. Maxwell draws on his forty years of mentoring experience to expertly guide you through the ten questions required of every successful dreamer.
"It's one thing to have a dream. It's another to do the things needed to achieve it," says Maxwell. "If you're willing to put your dream to the test?and do what's needed to answer yes to the ten dream questions?then your odds are very good for seeing your dream become reality."
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plans.” Once you figure out a plan for reaching your dream—the intermediate steps you think will get you there—there is a danger that you will become inflexible and try to stick to your plan no matter what. Sometimes it’s wiser to explore other options. When you are having a hard time moving forward, don’t be quick to revise your dream. Instead, revise your plan. “Successful generals make plans to fit circumstances, but do not try to create circumstances to fit plans.” —GEORGE S. PATTON JR.
do what I do best. My team allows me to help others do their best. My team gives me more time. My team provides me with companionship. My team helps me fulfill the desires of my heart. My team compounds my vision and effort. My team empowers me to realize my dream. Without my team, I would not be able to do anything of significance. WHO SHOULD BE ON YOUR DREAM TEAM? How do you answer the People Question, which asks, Have I included the people I need to realize my dream? When I talk to
haven’t done anything significant to help yourself, how will you be able to help others? The accomplishment of a significant dream comes only when a person has something to offer. When I speak to an audience of leaders, I frequently ask them two important questions: (1) “What are you doing to invest in yourself?” and (2) “What are you doing to invest in others?” Unless people invest in themselves, they have a very difficult time trying to invest in others. You cannot give to others what you
to go into films like Reg. I want to be a billionaire. And I want to go into politics.”7 Arnold has lived his dream. He became Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia many times. He’s made many movies, with his films earning more than $1.6 billion!8 He’s been a highly successful businessperson. Since the early days in the United States, he’s been a disciplined saver and wise investor in real estate, stocks, and businesses. (He’s not quite a billionaire yet; it’s estimated that his net worth is only $800
yes to the Significance Question, and neither you nor others will ever be the same. What a wonderful dream. CAN YOU ANSWER YES TO THE SIGNIFICANCE QUESTION: DOES MY DREAM BENEFIT OTHERS? At what stage of life do you currently find yourself? Are you simply surviving? If so, it’s time to take steps toward success. You cannot give what you do not have. Create a foundation and platform for giving to others by doing something significant for yourself. If you are not already pursuing your dream,