I would like to share with you 8 steps and major keys that I consider they would help those who want to create their dreams. I hope you will find them interesting. These are 8 steps, that I consider the basic guide to get started.
1) Find your dream
“Dreaming after all is a form of planning” ( Gloria Steinem quote)
First of all it is essential that you realise that you have a dream. Sometimes it is not that you do not have them, is that we have not given us time to realise them.
Our dream represents the life we want to have. Perhaps you do not know what you want or on what you would like to spend your time, or maybe you do not know on what you are good on, but surely you do have an idea of how you would like your life to be.
The first thing you can do is a list of things that you like to do, what would you like to discover and want to have. Having things is not really one of the goals, but it is important to review it because it reflects a lifestyle, a feeling. For example, if you want a country house on property, or perhaps to have a family, and that reflects a sense of home, of stability. Think of all the things that you like.
The dream is the feeling. That you have when you think of the life you want. And that feeling is the momentum and will also be your compass.
2) Generates ideas
“The best way to get things done is to simply begin”
Somehow dreams have an abstract location, we would say they are on the earth, on our own universe. If you want you can create your dreams and live on what you love. To do so, you have to start doing practical things, you have to get moving.
In order to realize something so abstract, you have to go step by step. Here is where other people get stuck: I have a dream, but how can I get it?
When you will be in the step on discovering what you like to do, I suggest you to review what are your abilities, what it gives you better feeling, what do you do with easily.
The most important thing that related to this aspect is that we were all born with the capabilities needed to fulfil our dreams. You have everything you need. Begins to discover and appreciate who you are, on what you are special and unique, and you will find the answers,
The ideas in this way it refers to the global areas where you could realize your dream. And these areas have to do with your innate abilities.
” The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”
(Eleanor Roosevelt quote)
3) Define your project
” Say yes to new adventures”
A project is any idea that has materialized into something practical and realizable, with specific steps. Whether your dream is personal, as if he is professional, takes you to your project’s life.
Starts with concrete ideas and shape them: personal activities, collaborations, creations… Those things that you like to do, attached to your skills, what activity would you create?
Think, not only in what you are good on, also in what would you be useful to others, if you can help them improve or grow in their lives.
You don’t need to be an expert, sometimes, what others need is someone that provide us with things, or that help us pace our way.
It opens your mind to the valuable thing in you.
And here you are entering an important clue to go from dream to reality, because when something is useful for others, it becomes a service or product.
4 ) Your recipients
At the time that you have found a product or service that you offer, you begin to discover also what you could offer to those people to be useful.
It is important that you clearly define who would be those people, their needs and interests. Don’t you wonder why someone would want to hire your services, find out what kind of people need what you offer.
If you create something that is useful, there will always be someone who wants it. You just have to find it.
5) Define your presentation
” When you do things from your soul you feel a river moving in you, a joy” ( Rumi quote)
When you go to present to the world, your dream and your services, which will become it a way of life, you will have to do it with an image.
What is the best image you can make? Which is more consistent with you, how you are with your dream, how you like to do things.
6) It is your way of communication
We live in the information age, but inform and communicate are different. Communicate is one impact in another person.
Of all the ways of communication that exist today, we don’t all prefer them. Your dream you may have to do with travel and meet people. There, even if you have a website or a blog, what enriches what is your personal experience, your experiences, connect with people live.
How will you communicate within your dream and how you will communicate your dream?
Define it with consistency towards your project, with authenticity and thinking about your audience.
7) you value what you offer
“Your value is not in your doing or saying, it is in your being”
If you’ve created is useful for others, if it’s valuable, you can set a price for it.
That price will depend on that value and that suppose you generate it (costs, time…).
If at this point, you still have questions on if someone will want what you are offering, the key and most important thing is helping others to grow and give an exceptional value to your services.
First solve your doubts. It is what is unique about you, in your proposal. Then, appreciate it.
8) Turn it on
If you arrive here, you are ready to put it into action. Create a release plan. You start to communicate it and start walking!
The keys to everything
3 fundamental points are for me, the keys to this whole process. You can follow these steps or others, you can create your own. What really matters is:
- Believe in you
- Discover who you really are what you like, how you are, beyond what said you that you should be or how you should behave
- Follow yourself
Surround yourself with people who will support you. People who are already doing the same as you are doing. I know how important is that someone else reminds you that you can do it, even when you doubt of yourself.