#278: Building a Foundation for Success

A Solid Beginning for a Solid Future


brick foundation

If you want to build anything (life, business, success, marriage, relationships, etc.), it is imperative for you to lay down a proper foundation in accordance with the structure you plan to build.

My father-in-law spent over 20 years as a professional homebuilder and he took great pride in the quality and surety of the foundations upon which he built his houses. Foundations are critical in the success of a build.

I often think about the massive skyscrapers erected in cities around the world. Careful planning comes in play as a foundation is meticulously engineered to support the building or structure to be constructed upon it.

Why should our lives be any different?

In today’s feature presentation, I’m going to share how you can engineer, construct, and lay a foundation for success, prosperity, and happiness, that will stand the test of time.

Tips, Tools, And Resources: 

Full Focus Planner

  • Michael Hyatt’s Full Focus Planner has been an incredible planning and productivity resource for me!
  • Set your course, determine your next steps, chart your progress, stay on track.
  • To learn more, visit brianholmes.com/fullfocus

Building A Foundation: 

  • Engineer the foundation
    • Remember what to consider
  • Prepare the ground
    • What needs to be cleared away?
  • Lay down the forms
    • Set boundaries
  • Make it permanent
    • Once the foundation has been laid, you can only go up!

3 Things To Consider When Laying a Foundation:

  1. The 4 Cornerstones
  2. The Relationship Factor
  3. Don’t Cut Corners

Influencer’s Challenge:

  • Embrace your role as an influencer and a change agent.
  • Be the change you desire to see.
  • Be a voice for goodness, righteousness, unity, and love.
  • Be a beacon of light and hope in a dark world.
  • Romans 8:18-19

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Until next time, remember … You were made in His image, designed for a purpose, and are destined for greatness. The world is waiting for the REAL YOU to show up.  God Bless!