Video: Action Your Dreams – Lessons from Susan Boyle

Hi Readers,

I believe many of you have heard or watched Susan Boyle’s audition in the TV programme Britain’s Got Talent 2009. However, some of you would not have read about her achievements.

Susan BoyleSusan Boyle first appeared on the program on 11 April 2009. Within a few days, her audition video has been viewed on the internet several hundred million times. As I write this article, Boyle’s debut album, I Dreamed a Dream (2009) remains as the UK best-selling debut album of all time, beating previous record holder, Spirit by Leona Lewis. In her first year of fame, Boyle made a fortune of £5 million with the release of I Dreamed a Dream and its lead off singles, “I Dreamed a Dream” and “Wild Horses“. She was also nominated in the 53rd and 54th Grammy Awards. Read More on Wikipedia.

Lessons from Susan Boyle

Here are some simple, yet powerful, lessons that we can learn from Susan:

  1. Susan Boyle had a dream
  2. She was brave and she Took Action (when she joined Britain’s Got Talent)
  3. She made her dream a reality

Many people rarely TAKE ACTION and that’s the real difference between dreamers and achievers.  


As shown on Oprah TV.

The original Audition!

1 Comment

  • Mae Grudt

    April 14, 2013

    Susan Boyle’s initial appearance on the talent show fired public imagination when her modest stage introduction and thick speaking accent left audience, viewers and judges alike unprepared for the power and expression of her mezzo-soprano voice. Before she had finished the song’s opening phrase a standing ovation for Boyle had erupted…

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