Among the 6.7 billions of people in the world, there are people who easily quit and there are people who will keep moving on and walking or running towards their goals.
Why is it some people can be successful in life and while others can only live in mediocrity.
I believe it all boils down to a word. Attitude.
Attitude is an important key to success.
Different attitudes can be found in different people. Most of the people have high expectations but they just can’t bring themselves to achieve it. Those are the people with the “just get by” attitude which put themselves into a passenger position. They want to be rich, they want the manager position and they want everything that is good yet there are no form of actions that justify their “wants.”
Attitude of successful people
Successful people are the people who are not satisfied with being mediocre. They have the “wants” and they will have an action plan and attitude to bring themselves towards it. They will climb over every obstacles that appears in their way and let nothing stop them.
Let us take a look at some key attitudes of successful people.
2. Never give up easily when met with obstacles.
3. High expectations and acceptance level for themselves.
4. Love taking actions.
So how to have an attitude that bring you success?
Luckily, attitude can be changed. You just need to put in a little more energy into attaining what you want. If you want to be traveling around the world, become rich, live in a big house or a fancy car, just go get it! You will be asking, “so how do I get what I want?” First of all…
Get into the driver seat
Do people always tell what to do and you are always listening to others for your directions in life. If you continue to stay in the passenger sit, where you are going to be is where the driver is going to. Do you think you can get to where you want if the driver isn’t you? Take charge of your life now and get into the driver seat now.
Raising your level of acceptance to your level of expectation.
You can expect a luxurious life but if your level of acceptance isn’t matching your level of expectation, you can’t get what you want. Let me state an example. If you want to earn $10,000 bucks per month, but you are comfortable with $2000 per month. Do you think you can achieve it? I don’t really think so.
If you want to earn $10,000 per month (expectation level), but you are comfortable with $2000 per month(acceptance level), you tend to linger around your acceptance level because you are comfortable with it. It is only when you bring your level of acceptance up to the level of expectation, then you will achieve your goal.
Your Goal is a MUST
Many times people set goals and do not achieve it because their goals are not a must. Many people choose to diet and they are motivated for only the first week but in the end they just gave up. What if someone is pointing a gun at you and tell you to lose 10 kg in 16 weeks or they will shoot you on the spot. I believe that anyone can lose that 10kg (or maybe alot more just to be safe) at that time because it is a MUST for you to lost weight. We have all the necessary resources to be successful, what we need is to have a compelling reason to achieve it.
Let me share a story about the Chinese general with you
The Chinese general brought his army with him to defend against the invading enemy. His army was outnumbered by the enemy by a ratio of 4 is to 1. Upon reaching the shore, the general ordered his man to burn down all the ships. When he was questioned why he did that, he replied, “This is to ensure that our only way of leaving this island is only in victory.” By doing this, he put his men and himself on the line and cutting all possibilities of retreating. They were put in a situation that they can only win to survive and retreating is definitely not an option. The men fought as their life depends on it and ultimately won!
Put yourself on the line to achieve something. You must think of a reason to let yourself know that you can’t fail and success is the only way out.
“Human beings, by changing the attitudes of their minds, can change their outer aspects of their lives.”
“Achieving Your Best” Project
I am thinking of organizing a campaign where people from all over the world share their goals publicly on this blog. By sharing our goals publicly, we have a compelling reason for us to achieve it as everyone are watching it. Please leave me a comment or contact me regarding about this campaign. If there are enough response, I will put it up on the blog.
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