How you define success? This word success is known from 1537. A long time ago. It has few descriptions. Degree or measure of succeeding and favorable or desired outcome; also: the attainment of wealth, favor, or eminence. It looks simple. But if we are born in families where success is to pay bills at the time, have the house and good health, it is a narrow perspective.
To reach further, we need to have or develop traits to achieve success.
1. Successful People Have Goals.
How far can you go without vision, planning and thinking about future? Please, pick a white sheet of paper. Write down what you would like to achieve through the day, week, month and year. It will be revised every time depending on the circumstances. Stick with your goals and work to achieve them.
Friends, the family often knows better what is good for you. Especially, if we want to turn to completely new direction. They are scared because they care for us. They want best for us. Anyway, they can not live our life. Be nice and have your opinion. Overall, is best not to talk about your dreams. When we talk, we dissipate energy, which pushes us forward to reach our goals.
3. Decide What Is Needed to Reach Our Dreams.
Would you like to travel constantly? How about your own garden, growing vegetables for community or sailing around the world? Every task needs exploration. If there is a lack of knowledge how to reach wanted success, is time to renew knowledge. There so many reference books, CD, YouTube videos.
4. Willingness to Sacrifice Now.
It takes time, effort to reach our dreams. Your willingness to help move forward instead being lazy. It is nice to sit on the couch and watch TV or play video games. Days will flow. It does not matter what we do. Having the vision in our heads, we will turn focus what we need to do now, next week and later on.
5. Conscious Effort.
Making things to work for us takes time and dedication. it does not matter if we want to lose weight or reach the moon, making a priority to our dreams is the important thing.
We can be nervous, when we see other people achieving their goals faster, easier. Do not compete because everybody has the pace and rhythm.
As Ben Stein said ” There is no sudden leap into the stratosphere. There is only advancing step by step, slowly and torturously, up the pyramid toward your goals.”