Are your actions leading you to success or failure?
While there’s not one specific formula for success, there’s some great advice out there from people who’ve achieved plenty in their lifetime. Try emulating the 5 secrets of highly successful people to achieve long-lasting success.
It’s Not a Sprint, it’s a Marathon
Putting in the work every day is what gets you closer to your goals. It’s easy to getoverwhelmed by the end goal, so set your sights on doing things one step at a time. You’ll burn yourself out if you push yourself too hard, too fast and then become discouraged.
Fake it Until You Make it
The thing about lofty goals is that you probably don’t have all the skills yet to achieve them. So, this is where you challenge yourself and exude confidence until you figure things out and work your way through it until you succeed! Everyone has to start at ground zero; it’s the passionate and disciplined ones that push through the challenges to get to the prize!
If You Can Laugh About it, You’ve Won
Life is full of struggles, hardships and disappointments, but how gracefully you handle these makes all the difference in the world. Laughing at challenges not only keeps you sane and releases endorphins (often during the most stressful moments), but it puts you in a position of power and confidence in yourself in relation to the situation and people around you. It says, no matter how hard things get, you won’t be defeated.
Adapt, Adapt, Adapt
Make it a Habit to Go That Extra Mile
There’s a reason why “going that extra mile” is said to be such a lonely stretch of road. Because it means always putting in that extra work no matter how long your day has been or how tired you feel. It means rolling up your sleeves and doing what needs to be done, no matter how menial or unpleasant the chore may be. But the experience and respect you earn from this approach will always put you on top.