Friday,24 May, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1426, (17 - 23 January 2019)
Friday,24 May, 2019
Issue 1426, (17 - 23 January 2019)

Ahram Weekly

Habits for success

Habits for success
Habits for success

“We are what we do. Excellence is not an act, but a habit” — Aristotle

Daily actions consistently carried out are the keys to success, so to be successful and become the best in what you do you should develop habits and always stay focused on your goals. This will develop the ability to deal with every difficult situation you come across.

The charisma and character of a winner gets built up over time, and it comes with constant effort and a set of specific winning habits.

Here are some must-have success habits that will make you a winner in life:

Think like a winner: Winning thoughts create winners. The key lies within your mind. Winning mindsets are always thinking in the victory mode. To be a winner, think like one; all you need is to re-programme your subconscious mindset. Accurately pick opportunities out of bad circumstances and constantly be in the conviction mode of being able to achieve defined targets irrespective of the barriers on the way.

Dream big: Think out of the box. In order to make a significant change in your life, you will have to move out of your comfort zone and aim for something higher than what is easy for you to achieve.

Surround yourself with successful people: You become who you associate with. Therefore, mix and surround yourself with successful, positive people who have accomplished more than you have. Let their positive energy lift you up and let their dreams inspire you.

Create opportunities: Don’t wait for opportunities to fall into your lap. Create them on your own.

Think and act positively: Life is full of ups and downs. Be positive and always expect great things to happen. You will never dare to make a move or try to do something out of the ordinary if you don’t expect to get good results.

Be proactive: Work on your goals rather than wait for things to happen. Successful people are able to produce remarkable results in life because they are proactive.
Be a learner: It’s difficult to achieve outstanding success and build amazing results in life on your own. Seek help and learn from others. Make it a habit to read, bring diversity into your knowledge, constantly improve yourself, and always be ready to learn.

Commit to your dreams: You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do. Therefore, do whatever it takes to accomplish your goals. Stop your excuses and find creative ways to solve your problems. Successful people are willing to do whatever it takes to achieve their dreams and reach their goals.

Never miss out on opportunities: You can’t get similar opportunities all the time in life; therefore, you must not miss out on grabbing them. Never missing out on opportunities that can contribute to making you a winner will encourage you to get the maximum benefits out of them.

Ignore non-constructive criticisms: Every visionary was once ridiculed for their ideas, and the inventions that have made our lives easier and more beautiful have evolved out of crazy ideas. Be confident: what matters is to end your story with success.

Accept challenges in life: Accepting challenges makes you stronger and gives you the confidence to deal with pressure situations more effectively. The more you are daring enough to accept challenges, the more they will get you closer to becoming a successful person.

Stay motivated: Motivation is a key factor to becoming a winner in life and developing the habits of winners. Watch motivational films and read the stories of successful people. This will also keep you from getting distracted in chasing your goals.

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