Laws of Success Series – #1: DESIRE

Desire is the most potent driving force for achieving anything in life. Nature only gives everyone basic needs required for existence – breathing is free! Successful people with extra-ordinary achievement usually grab whatever they want from Mother Nature in a fierce battle that usually starts in the mental department of the human faculty.

Desire is a strong feeling of wanting to have something or wishing for something to happen. The same sense is expressed by emotions such as “craving” or “hankering”. When a person desires something, their sense of longing is excited by the enjoyment or the thought of that thing, and they want to take actions to obtain their goal.

Desire will generate momentums from the inside – The measure of your desire is directly proportional to the success – to be greatly successful and have outstanding results – you’ll definitely need a great amount of desire.

To desire something is a function of choice – The starting point of any journey is the decision to embark on such journey. A great desire will definitely shakes off some natural resistance such as laziness, fear, procrastination, self-pity or whatever!

Desire is the foundational component of your success empire – Every physical achievement is a product of that super factory called mind. If you can dream it – then you can have it.

It is very important to ensure that your desire is positive and its realization will make this world a better place for everyone – otherwise it is an obsession – negative desire can be very destructive.

Your desire must cumulate into great passion and eventually led you to great decision for your dream to be delivered at their appropriate time in life. No decision – No action and No action – No Progress! Failure of making the right decision at the right time is procrastination – that is one of the fastest roads to the domain of failures and regrets.

You can succeed, good health is possible, fantastic grades can be achieved, your relationship can be sweet; but – it is only if you are ready to give it all it takes. First thing First, DESIRE!

Having understood that desire is the starting point on the journey to the land of dream actualization, it is also important to identify the fact that all other components must be thoroughly mixed with it in other to produce worthy and lasting results.

Desire strengthens you and banishes stagnation and backwardness. It prompts you to carry out qualitative and valuable researches. It pushes you forward on the part of success – Many success stories are abruptly aborted due to dwindling and reducing desire. Your desire will determine whether you own dream is also meant for the “graveyard of unaccomplished goals”

Another good thing that desire does is creating a non-surrendering mindset. It continues to springs you up after every setback – It is simply a “No way, I won’t give up mindset”. This is one of the places where it share characteristic with passion and determination –sometimes, they are interwoven.

It is practically impossible to create a burning desire inside anybody – The best motivational speaker, life coach or whosoever can only awake your interest – the actual dreaming, desiring and decision making is an individualistic assignment. Unless you motivate yourself from inside – nothing will. You must visualize your dream before it can become reality – anything different from that is a mere day-dreaming.

Discipline is the training of the mind, it actually makes success to be worthy and lasting, and it’s usually leads to setting of standard and continuous striving of their attainments. It produces orderliness, obedience and self-control in addition to ensuring moral ethics and maturing the human mind. An indiscipline person will squander his /her inheritance /wealth and life-long achievements quickly.

It is not a mistake that all these foundational blocks of Success Empire start with letter “D” – Dream, Desire, Decision, Discipline and Determination.

You’ll definitely need the full utilization of your mental, spiritual and physical energies for your dream to be delivered intact – so start dreaming, heighten your desire, make qualitative decisions, and let your determination be so strong that nothing and absolutely nothing will terminate your journey to the land of super-success.

Give it a thought and see you at the Top!

Victor Onanubi is an experienced System Analyst /Programmer @, he can be reached on or


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