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The Success Experiment – Conclusion

For almost three months, we have been exploring beliefs, expectations and family system dynamics that could be blocking your success. And I believe there is huge value in using EFT to shift those beliefs that are blocking you. It is … Continue reading

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The Success Experiment – Family Entanglement

For this last post about success and family system dynamics, I want to talk about one of the strangest things that can happen in family systems: Entanglement with another person in the system. You see, one of the fundamental rules … Continue reading

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The Success Experiment – No Fame!

Another family rule that might completely block your success as author is one about how visible we may be in society. Because visibility can be dangerous. Right now, we can see societies, where being different and visible is quite dangerous. … Continue reading

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The Success Experiment – No books!

Every family has rules about what its members can do. Let’s imagine Lee. Traditionally, the men in his family have been carpenters, bricklayers or other kinds of craft people. There is an unspoken rule in his family that this kind … Continue reading

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The Success Experiment – Successful Outcast

Family system dynamics play a very important role for our success, as well. That’s because each individual family system has rules of its own. Rules that define who may be a member of the family, and who may not. How … Continue reading

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The Success Experiment – They Have a Secret

When we look at successful authors like Hugh Howey, Andy Weir or H.M. Ward, their rise to fame often seems unbelievable. They seem to come out of nowhere, and sell thousands or even millions of books. And they usually say … Continue reading

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The Success Experiment – The Expert Trap

I believe that all writers eventually hear this bit of advice: Write what you know. Unfortunately, it makes many of us believe that we have to become experts on something even before writing a story. Science fiction authors should be … Continue reading

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The Success Experiment – Successful Authors have Connections

Lets imagine two authors who are very similar. Both are busy writing their novels and self-publishing them, in the same genre. But only one sells her books really well. What’s the difference? Well, Sally has a lot of friends who … Continue reading

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The Success Experiment – Successful Authors are Clever

Today, we’re moving into the realm of limiting beliefs about being successful, especially as author. Being an author nowadays means that you have to balance your writing with marketing, running your website, being present on social media, and have a … Continue reading

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The Success Experiment – It Takes Years

We all hear about overnight successes. Someone writes and publishes their first book, and BAM! Success. A million sales. Bestseller out of nowhere. Shades of Gray… One movie – instant star! That’s what happened to Orlando Bloom when he starred … Continue reading

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