Are you taking total responsibility for your own success? Everyone who truly succeeds develops the attitude of a winner and becomes a leader of others. A positive attitude prepares you for success. How positive is yours? Are you excited about what you’re doing and where you’re going? What’s your attitude toward your career or business? How does stress affect your attitude? Total success includes maintaining a healthy lifestyle—a sound mind and healthy body. Do you exercise and eat a balanced diet? Decision, commitment, dedication, conviction, and persistence are essential traits of a winner and leader. Are you focused on your dream and doing whatever it takes to achieve it? Do you make maximum use of your time? Some say luck has an impact on your ability to succeed. Can that be true? Many say enthusiasm is key. Could that be it? It’s said that “If it is to be, it’s up to me”. If that’s true, then it’s up to you to take control and make it happen!
Something to Think About
Lots of people have excuses for why they can’t. Others look for a way to make it happen. Don’t wait for the new year to roll around before resolving to become your personal best. Start now.
This week notice those people in your life. Do they make excuses for why they can’t, or do they look for a way to make it happen? See how you feel when you are spending time with each group. Which group do you want to belong to? Make five calls to past clients to say thank you!
Words of Wisdom
When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say, ‘Wow, that was an adventure,’ not ‘Wow, I sure felt safe.’ – Tom Preston-Werner
Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” – Howard Schultz
Conditions are never perfect. ‘Someday’ is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you…. If it’s important to you and you want to do it ‘eventually,’ just do it and correct course along the way. – Tim Ferriss
Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. – Coco Chanel
Your time is precious, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. – Steve Jobs