The last two months of 2017 has been very exciting! I don’t know about you but I would to share with you how I found a new perspective of success: Success based on developping a high sense of autonomy
I actually discovered new ways to improve my knowledge on success while searching for a captivationg book to read.
I found a quite simple but amazing book entitled “Make it reality” written by Cris Abrego. What attracted me with the content are the principles of success stated by the author through storytelling.
I summarized it for you but I also added my own input based on my experience and the one of other successfull people I know. I hope this article will help you broaden your view of success.
I also hope this piece could help you become a successfull person next year and the coming years.
1. VALUE YOURSELF
How much worth do you value yourself?
This means taking the responsability to take actions on what is possible.
It also means planning on a long term 20 years goals you’ll break into subgoals by:
-Doing everything you see: The first 10 years
-Transfer your skills: 3 years
-Become the expert through what you learned: 5years
-Expand and grow your business: 2 years
What do you see that nobody is seing?
Passion reveals your dream and your dream provide your vision. For the vision to become true, it has to be converted into goals.
True passion is related to people interests and influences. Passion could become real only when your skills are identified. You should master the area in which you are really excellent at.
-Focus on working hard and give your best to achieve those goals.
-Find examples of people who achieved their dreams and learn from them. Otherwise choose to be mentored.
-Prepare for what you have to do to make your vision become reality and know your audience.
-Competition will help you pick up yourself when you’ve fallen and push you to work harder to realize your goals.
-Talk about your vision but don’t say it to everybody. The more you declare it the closer you are to it.
-Obstacles like fear of failure/ success, doubts about your skills and potential can be overcome.
3. OVERCOMING CHALLENGES
How to see beyond challenges and turn them into directions.
Be the best in your current job -do beyond what is expected of you- to gather enough skills that equip you to make your dream become true.
While doing it, you’ll get out of the crowd and get the promotion no one expected. This is where networking and enjoying hard work are very important.
4. FROM IDEAS TO ACTIONS
How to write goals that translate ideas into realizations.
-Prepare by training like a professional athlete
-Write down your ideas and imagination
-Organize them into plans
-Make them real with skills and knowledge activities
5. ADAPT TO THE REALITY AROUND YOU
How to be flexible to what your environment offers.
-Identify experts in your fields and learn everything you can from them
-Learn from everyone
-Good directions is better than speed
-It’ s all about being resourcefull to the needs around you
-The more you grow, the more opportunity you have. So, focus on gathering resources that help you become more knowledgeable and stay focus on your goals.
6. THREE TIPS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS: TIME MANAGEMENT,
PARTNERSHIPS AND BUSINESS VISIBILITY
How to manage time, relations and visibility
-Manage your time by focusing of priorities not emergencies
-Invest in relationships
-Use various channels to increase your visibility
Succeed here by learning from your failures
7. REALITY AND COMPETITION
How to move faster than your competitors : Change the routine and write what work for you.
-Be yourself and develop the power of being original
-Just one person who trust your business and pay you is enough to prosper you.
-Your passion (not your fears) and your Brand is providing the best quality service you promise to do. What do you want to be known for?
8. TAKE THE PERMISSION TO SUCCEED
How to overcome the fear to succeed/fail.
-Tell the truth: Say things exactly as they are and become authentic.
-Always think of going higher than where you are now.
9. STORYTELLING BUSINESSES
Where to find powerfull stories?
-I am a storyteller. I can tell my story by putting every details needed to be read.
-Find the story to share that would attract audience.
-You find stories everywhere around you. You just need to pay attention.
10. MONEY VS VISION
Why money should not take over your vision
-Be patient not to take the first money offered in a deal. Always remember your vision.
-Learn how to take risk: accepting or refusing an offer that contradict your vision or lessen your goals
11. ENJOY BEING DIFFERENT
How to tape into your differences to reach your goals
-Know yourself and take a mission that is higher than you. What are the values that defines you not others?
-Work with priorities
Keep moving forward into new territories.
Success cannot be define from one perspective. Your view count. That’s why I would like to know the principles that led you to be the successful person you are now.
Happy New Year 2018!