Superhero Secrets for Your Best Year Ever

Happy New Year, Superheroes! No matter how your 2015 has started (or will start, depending on your time zone), this year, make sure you have a SUPER year. How can you do that? By heeding the advice from real-life superheroes like Arianna Huffington and Quincy Jones. Watch the video above, then check out the post below for the #SuperheroSecrets to make 2015 your best year ever.
 
1. Jim Kwik, Founder of SuperheroYou and Kwik Learning:
 
Get curious. Live with renewed wonder. See through a child’s eyes. Become wildly fascinated, absurdly dazzled and delighted. Defy the odds. Doubt your doubts. Listen. Breath deep. Dream. Fall back in love with learning, enraptured by exploration. Discover. Guard your mind. Become smitten by your smarts, tantalize your thoughts. Question. Set new standards. Trade perfect for progress. Mind wide open. Remember to remember. Seduce your senses, intoxicate your imagination. Be present. Arouse yourawareness, believe your brilliance. Learn to learn. Create. Play. Inspire. Collaborate. Share. These are your superpowers, your birthright. This is the SuperheroYou.
 
2. Quincy Jones, Record Producer:
 
Empty The Cart Every Time..!!!!!…It’ll always come back….Twice as full… Always Give Everything 100%
 
3. Jairek Robbins, Creative Solutions Expert:
 
LEARN IT (how to live your dreams) LIVE IT (be the change you want to see) GIVE IT – pay it forward!
 
4. Dr. Ned Hallowell, ADHD Expert:
 
Deepen your human connections, rejoice in them, and never ever worry alone.
 
5. Robin Farmanfarmaian, Co-Founder at Morfit:
 
Live life to the fullest, don’t forget to help a LOT of people along the way, and laugh.
 
6. Chris Brogan, CEO of Owner Media Group:
 
Serve others. Commit to your mission.
 
7. Jeffrey W. Hayzlett, CEO of The Hayzlett Group:
 
Put all of your attention to focusing on the five things in each of areas  that will make you successful in your business, your family, your personal life and your spiritual life.
 
8. Lee Zlotoff, Creator of MacGyver:
 
Just figure out how to turn what you already have into what you need.  And the rest will take care of itself.
 
9. Steve Sims, Founder of Bluefish: 
 
Follow these 3 simple rules to credibility: Keep your word. Keep your word. Keep your word.
 
10. Ben Greenfield, Fitness Expert:
 
Once a day do something uncomfortable, and once a month do something that scares the hell out of you.
 
11. Brian Kurtz, Serial Direct Marketer
 
Whenever envy creeps into your brain, go immediately to gratefulness. Being envious of others will destroy you; while being grateful for the privilege of sharing the successes of others around you will fuel you.
 
12. Eric Handler, Co-Founder of Positively Positive:
 
Gift yourself the time to #meditate daily. It’s a game changer. I promise.
 
13.  Nick Nanton, 3-Time Emmy Award Winning Filmmaker and Best-Selling Author:
 
Where you came from and how you got to where you are will connect more than any other message you have, so start telling your story!
 
14.  Selena Soo, Founder of S2 Groupe:
 
Regularly ask yourself, “How can I give more?” and do that! The biggest givers are the biggest getters — in business and in life.
 
15. Nadeem Kassam, Entrepreneur:
 
Remember to relax and balance body and mind to maximize entrepreneurial greatness.
 
16. John Gray, Author of Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus:
 
Follow your heart and not just your bliss: let kindness, compassion and generosity guide your mind.
 
17. Dr. Barbra De Angelis, Bestselling Author and Transformational Teacher:
 
Shift from seeking only external goals and acquisitions to cultivating Soul Accomplishments – inner attainments marking true personal mastery.
 
18. Jonathan Fields, Founder of the Good Life Project:
 
Know yourself better. Without understanding who you are, the likelihood of any effort delivering the desired outcome will be left largely to chance.
 
19. Jennifer McLean, CEO of Success Signature:
 
The greatest risk is not to risk, take action in service.
 
20. Lewis Howes, Host of The School of Greatness:
 
Get back to the root of why we are here and fall in love with yourself and others.
 
21. Tim Chang, Managing Director at Mayfield Fund:
 
Pick one mini-mission to work on in each of these areas: Career, Fitness/Wellness, Financial, Creative, Social/Family, Spiritual.  Make it a concrete and measurable goal, and hold a mid-year review with yourself.  Keep it on an Evernote or note on your phone, carry it everywhere, review it during wait times.
 
22. Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia:
 
Giving 51% to every relationship gives you the leverage to make your 49% accomplish everything you want.
 
23. Nikita Chopra, Talk Show Host + Beauty Expert on QVC:
 
As important as things might seem, nothing is as important as the relationship you have with yourself. If you do nothing else in 2015, spend more time loving the sh*t out of yourself.
 
24. Mark Joyner, Founder + CEO of Simpleology:
 
Take stock of your habits.  Plot where each will put you in 10 years.  Adjust accordingly.
 
25. Spike Humer, Business Growth Strategist:
 
Life begins when we are born. Living begins when we realize we have a choice.
 
26. Mary Shenouda, The Paleo Chef, Entrepreneur and Executive Life Coach, Founder of Eat Play Crush:
 
Create an AM routine that’s in line with your truest intentions. Master your mornings and you’ll master your entire day.
 
27. Dr. Daniel Amen, Brain Health Expert:
 
Love your brain!!!
 
28. Michael Fishman, Investor, Advisor to Health Personalities/Businesses, and Speaker on Consumer Psychology:
 
Ask your inner circle confidants to fearlessly tell you how they feel you are selling yourself short.  Raise your standards in those areas.
 
29. Jenn Lim, CEO and Co-Founder of Delivering Happiness:
 
Live your purpose every day.
 
30. Dave Asprey, Founder of the Bulletproof Executive:
 
You are more than a robot made of meat. You own your state of high performance…seek it! And drink coffee.
 
31. Ryan Lee, Founder of Start Magazine:
 
Don’t wait for the New Year, start today.
 
32. Steven Kotler, Author of The Rise of Superman
 
In my experience, the real difference between a big dream and a small dream is the size of the dream—not the size of the work load. It’s a perceptual problem, not a practical one. Meaning, the only thing that’s stopping you from going big, it’s all in your head.
 
33. Scooter Braun, Founder of SB Projects
 
There is no substitute for hard work. Put in the time. Put in the effort. And do it with class and dignity.
 
34. Amish Shah, Founder of Deep Origins and Inc 500 Entrepreneur:
 
Surround yourself with people who believe in your dreams.
 
35. Clay Hebert, Founder of CrowdfundingHacks and Creator of Fund Your Dream: 
 
The cost of connection and the cost of failure is rapidly approaching zero, yet the upside is still tremendous. Connect more and fail more. That’s how you’ll succeed.
 
36. Cynthia Pasquella, Bestselling Author and Celebrity Nutritionist:
 
Begin to discover what you’re REALLY hungry for and eat that daily. Hint: It has nothing to do with food.
 
37. JJ Virgin, Celebrity Nutritionist and Fitness Expert:
 
Don’t buy junk. Stock your house with good low sugar impact food & teach your kids to make good choices.  They are OUR legacy.
 
38. Arianna Huffington, Author of THRIVE and Founder of The Huffington Post:
 
Don’t miss the moment.
 
39. Harvey Mackay, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author:
 
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. Never, Never stop learning.
 
40. Sekou Andrews, The World’s Leading Poetic Voice:
 
When you tire of trying to break into the industries of the world, create yourSELF and make the world try to break into you.
 
41. Sarah DeAnna, Supermodel and Hay House Bestselling Author
 
Stop waiting for somebody to help you, to love you, to do anything for you: realize that you are somebody.
 
42. Kristi Frank, Health, Fitness and Business Expert
 
When you believe In yourself and your dreams; Miracles happen easily!
 
43. Joe Sugarman, Founder of BluBlocker Sunglasses
 
Believe that you will be a success and you will be what you believe regardless of the obstacles you face.
 
44. Nik Halik, Global Wealth Strategist
 
Get Paid To THINK….Outsource the administration of your ideas to others.
 
45. Jayson Gaignard, Host of Mastermind Talks Podcast
 
Invest in people like others would invest in a business.
 
46. Christina Rasmussen, Author of Second Firsts and Founder of The Life Starters
 
If something no longer serves you let it go. No matter how important it used to be. Regrets only exist when you stay true to an old dream.
 
47. Kusha Karvandi, Founder of Exerscribe
 
We’re often told to “be realistic” about our goals, although no one ever accomplished anything interesting that way. Be delusional. What may follow are results that you never would have experienced unless you gave yourself an opportunity to be a little unrealistic in your life.
 
48. Chris Cade, Motivational Speaker and Teacher
 
The fastest path to success is always seek the truth. Don’t get distracted by silly brain tricks like trying to be right.
 
49. Mark Victor Hansen, Co-Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul
 
Write down 101 goals, based on your unique purpose, mission, vision, and read it multiple times daily.
 
50. Kevin Gianni, Founder of Renegade Health
 
Relax. Everything happens at the right time, in the right order and for the right reasons.
 
What are your favorite #SuperheroSecrets? Let us know in the comments, on Facebook or Tweet us @SuperheroYou!

Written by Sasha Graffagna

Happy New Year, Superheroes! No matter how your 2015 has started (or will start, depending on your time zone), this year, make sure you have a SUPER year. How can you do that? By heeding the advice from real-life superheroes like Arianna Huffington and Quincy Jones. Watch the video above, then check out the post below for the #SuperheroSecrets to make 2015 your best year ever.
 
1. Jim Kwik, Founder of SuperheroYou and Kwik Learning:
 
Get curious. Live with renewed wonder. See through a child’s eyes. Become wildly fascinated, absurdly dazzled and delighted. Defy the odds. Doubt your doubts. Listen. Breath deep. Dream. Fall back in love with learning, enraptured by exploration. Discover. Guard your mind. Become smitten by your smarts, tantalize your thoughts. Question. Set new standards. Trade perfect for progress. Mind wide open. Remember to remember. Seduce your senses, intoxicate your imagination. Be present. Arouse yourawareness, believe your brilliance. Learn to learn. Create. Play. Inspire. Collaborate. Share. These are your superpowers, your birthright. This is the SuperheroYou.
 
2. Quincy Jones, Record Producer:
 
Empty The Cart Every Time..!!!!!…It’ll always come back….Twice as full… Always Give Everything 100%
 
3. Jairek Robbins, Creative Solutions Expert:
 
LEARN IT (how to live your dreams) LIVE IT (be the change you want to see) GIVE IT – pay it forward!
 
4. Dr. Ned Hallowell, ADHD Expert:
 
Deepen your human connections, rejoice in them, and never ever worry alone.
 
5. Robin Farmanfarmaian, Co-Founder at Morfit:
 
Live life to the fullest, don’t forget to help a LOT of people along the way, and laugh.
 
6. Chris Brogan, CEO of Owner Media Group:
 
Serve others. Commit to your mission.
 
7. Jeffrey W. Hayzlett, CEO of The Hayzlett Group:
 
Put all of your attention to focusing on the five things in each of areas  that will make you successful in your business, your family, your personal life and your spiritual life.
 
8. Lee Zlotoff, Creator of MacGyver:
 
Just figure out how to turn what you already have into what you need.  And the rest will take care of itself.
 
9. Steve Sims, Founder of Bluefish: 
 
Follow these 3 simple rules to credibility: Keep your word. Keep your word. Keep your word.
 
10. Ben Greenfield, Fitness Expert:
 
Once a day do something uncomfortable, and once a month do something that scares the hell out of you.
 
11. Brian Kurtz, Serial Direct Marketer
 
Whenever envy creeps into your brain, go immediately to gratefulness. Being envious of others will destroy you; while being grateful for the privilege of sharing the successes of others around you will fuel you.
 
12. Eric Handler, Co-Founder of Positively Positive:
 
Gift yourself the time to #meditate daily. It’s a game changer. I promise.
 
13.  Nick Nanton, 3-Time Emmy Award Winning Filmmaker and Best-Selling Author:
 
Where you came from and how you got to where you are will connect more than any other message you have, so start telling your story!
 
14.  Selena Soo, Founder of S2 Groupe:
 
Regularly ask yourself, “How can I give more?” and do that! The biggest givers are the biggest getters — in business and in life.
 
15. Nadeem Kassam, Entrepreneur:
 
Remember to relax and balance body and mind to maximize entrepreneurial greatness.
 
16. John Gray, Author of Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus:
 
Follow your heart and not just your bliss: let kindness, compassion and generosity guide your mind.
 
17. Dr. Barbra De Angelis, Bestselling Author and Transformational Teacher:
 
Shift from seeking only external goals and acquisitions to cultivating Soul Accomplishments – inner attainments marking true personal mastery.
 
18. Jonathan Fields, Founder of the Good Life Project:
 
Know yourself better. Without understanding who you are, the likelihood of any effort delivering the desired outcome will be left largely to chance.
 
19. Jennifer McLean, CEO of Success Signature:
 
The greatest risk is not to risk, take action in service.
 
20. Lewis Howes, Host of The School of Greatness:
 
Get back to the root of why we are here and fall in love with yourself and others.
 
21. Tim Chang, Managing Director at Mayfield Fund:
 
Pick one mini-mission to work on in each of these areas: Career, Fitness/Wellness, Financial, Creative, Social/Family, Spiritual.  Make it a concrete and measurable goal, and hold a mid-year review with yourself.  Keep it on an Evernote or note on your phone, carry it everywhere, review it during wait times.
 
22. Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia:
 
Giving 51% to every relationship gives you the leverage to make your 49% accomplish everything you want.
 
23. Nikita Chopra, Talk Show Host + Beauty Expert on QVC:
 
As important as things might seem, nothing is as important as the relationship you have with yourself. If you do nothing else in 2015, spend more time loving the sh*t out of yourself.
 
24. Mark Joyner, Founder + CEO of Simpleology:
 
Take stock of your habits.  Plot where each will put you in 10 years.  Adjust accordingly.
 
25. Spike Humer, Business Growth Strategist:
 
Life begins when we are born. Living begins when we realize we have a choice.
 
26. Mary Shenouda, The Paleo Chef, Entrepreneur and Executive Life Coach, Founder of Eat Play Crush:
 
Create an AM routine that’s in line with your truest intentions. Master your mornings and you’ll master your entire day.
 
27. Dr. Daniel Amen, Brain Health Expert:
 
Love your brain!!!
 
28. Michael Fishman, Investor, Advisor to Health Personalities/Businesses, and Speaker on Consumer Psychology:
 
Ask your inner circle confidants to fearlessly tell you how they feel you are selling yourself short.  Raise your standards in those areas.
 
29. Jenn Lim, CEO and Co-Founder of Delivering Happiness:
 
Live your purpose every day.
 
30. Dave Asprey, Founder of the Bulletproof Executive:
 
You are more than a robot made of meat. You own your state of high performance…seek it! And drink coffee.
 
31. Ryan Lee, Founder of Start Magazine:
 
Don’t wait for the New Year, start today.
 
32. Steven Kotler, Author of The Rise of Superman
 
In my experience, the real difference between a big dream and a small dream is the size of the dream—not the size of the work load. It’s a perceptual problem, not a practical one. Meaning, the only thing that’s stopping you from going big, it’s all in your head.
 
33. Scooter Braun, Founder of SB Projects
 
There is no substitute for hard work. Put in the time. Put in the effort. And do it with class and dignity.
 
34. Amish Shah, Founder of Deep Origins and Inc 500 Entrepreneur:
 
Surround yourself with people who believe in your dreams.
 
35. Clay Hebert, Founder of CrowdfundingHacks and Creator of Fund Your Dream: 
 
The cost of connection and the cost of failure is rapidly approaching zero, yet the upside is still tremendous. Connect more and fail more. That’s how you’ll succeed.
 
36. Cynthia Pasquella, Bestselling Author and Celebrity Nutritionist:
 
Begin to discover what you’re REALLY hungry for and eat that daily. Hint: It has nothing to do with food.
 
37. JJ Virgin, Celebrity Nutritionist and Fitness Expert:
 
Don’t buy junk. Stock your house with good low sugar impact food & teach your kids to make good choices.  They are OUR legacy.
 
38. Arianna Huffington, Author of THRIVE and Founder of The Huffington Post:
 
Don’t miss the moment.
 
39. Harvey Mackay, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author:
 
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. Never, Never stop learning.
 
40. Sekou Andrews, The World’s Leading Poetic Voice:
 
When you tire of trying to break into the industries of the world, create yourSELF and make the world try to break into you.
 
41. Sarah DeAnna, Supermodel and Hay House Bestselling Author
 
Stop waiting for somebody to help you, to love you, to do anything for you: realize that you are somebody.
 
42. Kristi Frank, Health, Fitness and Business Expert
 
When you believe In yourself and your dreams; Miracles happen easily!
 
43. Joe Sugarman, Founder of BluBlocker Sunglasses
 
Believe that you will be a success and you will be what you believe regardless of the obstacles you face.
 
44. Nik Halik, Global Wealth Strategist
 
Get Paid To THINK….Outsource the administration of your ideas to others.
 
45. Jayson Gaignard, Host of Mastermind Talks Podcast
 
Invest in people like others would invest in a business.
 
46. Christina Rasmussen, Author of Second Firsts and Founder of The Life Starters
 
If something no longer serves you let it go. No matter how important it used to be. Regrets only exist when you stay true to an old dream.
 
47. Kusha Karvandi, Founder of Exerscribe
 
We’re often told to “be realistic” about our goals, although no one ever accomplished anything interesting that way. Be delusional. What may follow are results that you never would have experienced unless you gave yourself an opportunity to be a little unrealistic in your life.
 
48. Chris Cade, Motivational Speaker and Teacher
 
The fastest path to success is always seek the truth. Don’t get distracted by silly brain tricks like trying to be right.
 
49. Mark Victor Hansen, Co-Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul
 
Write down 101 goals, based on your unique purpose, mission, vision, and read it multiple times daily.
 
50. Kevin Gianni, Founder of Renegade Health
 
Relax. Everything happens at the right time, in the right order and for the right reasons.
 
What are your favorite #SuperheroSecrets? Let us know in the comments, on Facebook or Tweet us @SuperheroYou!

Written by Sasha Graffagna

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