So6ixMay2010 By: Bryan Crump
See yourself as Successful and Become Successful
A phrase we often hear from great speakers is “attitude is everything.” If you do not allow yourself to dream or think beyond your current situation, then you will always have great difficulty in achieving you goals, hopes, dreams, and anything beyond where you currently are. Author Brian Tracy says, “If you are not getting better, then you are getting worse.” Whether you think you will succeed or fail, then you are probably correct in both cases. Why? Because attitude is what gives you energy; knowing you can succeed is the first step. The next step is to take action. Thought is productive, but can also be destructive. There are several ways we can use this to our advantage. First, think in realistic terms. However, remember that anything is possible. Take time to sit down and write out a list of the key goals, dreams, and desires that you want to achieve in your life. Don’t wait to create a bucket list. Also, create a list of all your abilities, education, skills, and natural talents. Once you have both of these lists created, go through and start
organizing your goals based on priority, and list them in time frames. These could be yearly, monthly, weekly, or daily lists. Finally, figure out the skills you possess that can help you with each task. Create a plan, and start figuring out how to make our goals a reality. It can be very easy to lose track of your goals, especially if you live each moment without focus. Keeping busy can help keep you from being depressed and will allow you to become even more productive. Learning to create lists, organizing your life, and changing your outlook can be the greatest steps towards developing a better future for yourself. As you become more and more successful, learn to lead by example. As you begin reaching your goals, more and more opportunities will present themselves. If you do nothing, then you will only see things as they pass you by, rather than taking action and putting yourself on the path to success.
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