Rei Lida, a 19 year old broke her leg during a relay Marathon. At 200 yards to go of her 2.2 mile race stage, she broke her leg. But the amazing thing about Rei is that she was determined to finish the race. Her goal was to cross the finish line. She kept on moving. Rei completed the race by crawling on her hands and knees. That is what it means to succeed.
If anybody tells you that success is easy to achieve, don’t believe them. Success requires hard work, motivation, inspiration and many more.
Here are seven great tips you can use to achieve success.
Know your goals and objectives. You need to aim at something to succeed. Identify what you want to do with your life and aspire to be the best at it. Once you focus on the goal and objectives, you will reach the end. If the goal is to win a medal, keep your eyes on the medal and avoid every form of distraction. There will always be side attractions, but if you truly desire what you are aiming at, then you will definitely succeed.[AdSense-A]
2. Be Enthusiastic
If you don’t feel enthusiastic about what you do, you are likely to achieve little or nothing. You are very much likely to succeed in something you are passionate about. Without passion, there would be no motivation or inspiration. You are likely to be stagnant. No growth. No development. Enthusiasm brings you to success.
3. Be tenacious
Life is not always rosy. But you must be determined. You must keep on going no matter what. Hold on to your goals. Don’t be discouraged. There would be disappointments and many hurdles along the way, but do not look away. Just focus and keep pushing against the wind till you get to your final destination.
4. Be Flexible
Flexibility or resilience is vital to success. Do not allow negative emotions to overshadow you. Stress and adversity can come in the shape of familial, relationship, health, or financial problems, among others. But be ready to bounce back at any time. Don’t give up.Learn from failures and take calculated risks. As long as you’re not of falling, you will get to the top.
5. Learn To Love
Learn to love what you do. Success demands it. Without love for your profession or business, you may never find the true fulfillment that you desire. If you lose the love, it means you’ve lost everything. Learn to love and remain in love. Success feeds on it.[AdSense-A]
6. Be Contented But Not Complacent
Be cheerful at all times. Don’t be too hard on yourself. If you are contented, you will be happy. Contentment inhibits desperation. If you are going slowly, be thankful. If you are going at an average speed, be thankful. Complacency means you are satisfied with where you are and you are not willing to go further, when you should. Complacency is self congratulatory, thinking you’ve achieved so much when you are not even close to the goal.
7. Be Patient
Rome wasn’t built in a day. Patience begins when you are tired of waiting. That is when patience is really tested. You must understand that success takes time and effort. There is a sowing time and a reaping time. You must identify both and be willing to wait for the results. Impatience would cause you to make wrong decisions. Impatience would make you lose opportunities that would take you to the top. You must be patient enough to achieve success.