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"The Truth About 'Magic' Vs. Effort"
By Bob Scheinfeld

I've been involved in the "success field" for more than 20 years. During that time, I've consistently seen an interesting dynamic at work. It's a dynamic that causes a lot of damage and blocks many people from fulfilling their true potential.

I see it especially with people who come into my orbit and discover the power of The Invisible Path to Success and The 11th Element.

What's the dynamic? Supreme confusion about the role "magic" and "effort" play in the achievement of goals.

From my experience, most people have a belief somewhere in their head there's a magic pill that can instantly or effortlessly help them achieve any goal they might have - any goal.

Marketers and salespeople play on that belief (or "weakness") and promise the moon with lots of hype and sizzle. I must confess that part of me sometimes feels tempted to buy into such sales pitches if they're really good.

Do you too?

So what's the truth? Is there really a magic pill?

Can success really be instant or effortless or must true success always take effort?

The answer is that success flows from both magic and effort. If you study the lives of successful people, and look at your own successes, you'll see both "forces" at work. There are times when an amazingly fortunate "event" pops out of nowhere and blesses you in major ways without much effort on your part. There are also times when the process of achieving goals takes a lot of time and effort.

In my work, I talk about the fact that all success comes from tapping into what I call "the invisible network" to get the help you need. That network links all of us together at the unconscious level and stores information on what everybody is doing all over the planet. I talk about working with an inner intelligence I call your "Director" or "Inner CEO" to tap into that network and to find the best and quickest way to get to the goals that align with your life purpose.

Because some goals seem to manifest in instant or effortless ways, many people, maybe even you, think all goals could or should manifest in instant or effortless ways and that's where the problem arises.

That logic is seriously flawed!

In my work, I also talk about the fact that for some goals, you can ask for help and get a virtually instant response that requires very little effort on your part to manifest. When that happens, it's because the process of manifesting your desired result was a simple task for your Director/Inner CEO.

But it doesn't always work that way!

Using my model, once you ask your inner intelligence for help to achieve a goal, information must first be gathered by tapping into the invisible network. Available options and possibilities must be considered to find the best people and solution(s) to get the job done.

That takes time!

If there are multiple people, ideas, resources, techniques, and strategies that could help you achieve your goal, the best one(s) must be chosen from the pack.

That takes time!

If multiple people are being considered to play specific roles in the manifestation of your outcome, their metaphorical work history and references must be checked and verified. They might be "interviewed" in a process very similar to the process of interviewing prospective employees or contractors within the corporate arena.

That takes time!

In addition, your inner intelligence might run different "simulations." Let's say, for example, there are two people who could theoretically do a great job of helping you produce a specific outcome. Your inner intelligence might run several "what would happen if" simulations to do his/her best to predict which one might provide the most help for you.

That takes time!

Once the best options and people are chosen, then the best timing for manifestation must be selected, and all the various aspects of the manifestation plan (including people's schedules) must be coordinated.

Selecting the best timing for manifestation is another major challenge, and it's something that needs to be revised on an ongoing basis as things change in the world, in your life, and other people's lives.

Again, that takes time!

Once the best timing is chosen, agreements will be made and action plans will be created at the unconscious level -- just as would happen within the corporate arena when a project is being managed.

Finally, after all the "due diligence" work has been done through the invisible network at the unconscious level, then it comes time for things to happen at the "surface" or conscious level where you and I live and work. You have to play your part and others have to play their parts. It's like writing a business plan on paper and then having to execute it in the real world.

That takes time too!

Sometimes the due diligence, decision-making, planning and execution process is short, and your outcome manifests quickly -- or your Inner Intelligence manifests a terrific outcome he/she was working on independent of you. Then it looks like magic. Other times, it's a longer and more drawn-out process. Then it looks like effort.

If you're honest with yourself, would you honestly prefer the "wrong result" now or the "right result" later?

When you use my System, you ask for as quick and effortless a result as possible, and you accept the fact that it will generally take much longer and require more effort than you think to manifest your desired results - for the reasons just described.

When you use my System, you trust that your goals will manifest only if they align with your life purpose, and that they'll manifest at the best possible time and in the best possible way - even if the ultimate definition of "best" differs from your personal preference or desire.

Next time you focus on achieving a goal and it doesn't seem to be manifesting as quickly as you'd like, imagine you have a team of unseen helpers at the unconscious level that are working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to complete the diligence, decision-making, planning and execution process to help your goal manifest in the best possible way and at the best possible time for you.

Then take a deep breath, relax, trust your inner intelligence and be patient. That's easier said than done, I know, but it's key to long-term success and happiness.
To learn more about The 11th Element, the invisible network, your Inner CEO, and how you can apply my system to "be rich", create extraordinary results, in less time, with less effort and much more fun.

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