Thứ Hai, 21 tháng 12, 2015

Successful Living - Discover 6 Ways of Achieving a More Successful Life

Success doesn’t happen by accident. You make it happen. But before you reach that road to victory, some things about yourself have to be changed. You need to adopt new principles that will guide you to your quest for a transformed and more successful life.

How do you define success?

Each person has his own definition for success. According to John C. Maxwell, success can be measured by knowing your life purpose, reaching your greatest potential, and planting seeds that’ll help others. How about you? What comes into your mind when success is mentioned?

#1 – Be a positive thinker

If you only think and expect of good things, positive results will always follow. Nothing seems to be too difficult for people blessed with such mindset. These types of people have an eye for opportunities, display amazing self-confidence, and are solution finders.
Positive thinking is not something you’re born with. It can be learned. Start by associating yourself with positive people.

Meet Mitch

I used to have a classmate way back in college—let’s call her Mitch—who’s always on a good mood. Even if school works, and professors, were so unbearable, she never fails to smile.
So I finally asked her, “How come you’re always on a great mood?”
She just replied, “It’s simply because I choose to be. There’s no use sulking over things you can’t control anyway.”

#2 – Dare To Dream

Have you ever met someone without dreams? They’re like the living dead—living each day with no hope for the future. Dreams are very important. They direct your path and serve as predictors for your future.

#3 – Never Entertain Your Fears

It’s okay to be afraid. Just don’t let it get the best of you. If you do, it’ll slowly creep inside you until you’re completely paralyzed. Fear has that effect, unless you bravely face it heads on.

#4 – Failures Are Blessings

Don’t stop when you fail. Instead, use your failures to measure your level of success. Henry Ford once said, “Failure is the opportunity to begin more intelligently.” Imagine, if Thomas Edison didn’t try hundreds of times, he wouldn’t have ever created light bulbs.

#5 – Focus On Your Strengths

Hone your strengths, not your weaknesses. You have to face the fact that you can’t do everything. The sooner you accept that, the better. If you’re not good at something, find someone who’s great in it. Remember that successful people don’t work hard; they work smart.

#6 – Be Open to Personal Growth

If you want to go to worthy places, be open to personal growth. No matter how much your job pays you, if it doesn’t offer you the opportunity to grow, all your efforts would only be wasted. There are really just some things that money can’t buy.
You are one of the most important ingredients to success. So, never stop aiming high and cherishing every moment in your life. Take hold of your future and start paving the way to a more successful life now.

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