Everyone want to be successful in their life, but not everyone knows the secret of success and how to achieve their Goal, that is the reason we don’t see everyone is successful in their life and in their professional. So let’s discuss something serious on this topic and hope it will help you to get closer to your success.
Sometimes, to become successful and get closer to the person we can become, we don’t need to add more things, instead we need to give up on some of them.
There are certain things that are natural and common, which will make you successful if you give up on them, despite each one of us could have a different definition of success.
To be very frank, it might not be that easy to give up certain things in life which are natural and practiced so regularly. While it might take a bit longer to give up on certain things, But if you can do it then your definitely towards success.
1. Give Up The Short-term Mindset
These very habits shouldn’t be something just you do, they should be something as you include as a constituent part.
There is a difference between a great saying: “Living just to eat” and “Eating Just to Live”.
“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” — Mae West
2. Give Up Your Excuses
Successful people know that they are responsible for their life for what ever happens, no matter their starting point, weaknesses, and failures.
Important is realising that its just you, who is responsible for what heppens in your life.
And when you do, that becomes the only way you can become successful, because excuses always limit and prevent us from growing both personally and professionally.
Just remember: You Own your life, no one else will.
“It’s not about the cards you’re dealt, but how you play the hand.” ― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture
3. Give Up The Fixed Mindset
People with a fixed mindset think their intelligence or talents are simply fixed traits, and that talent alone creates success — without effort. But that’s very wrong attitude.
Successful people know this. They always invest an immense amount of time on regular basis to develop a growth on mindset, gain new knowledge, learn new skills and change their perception so that it can benefit their lives.
“The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.” ― Robert Greene, Mastery
4. Give Up Believing In The So Called Short-Cuts
There is not short cut or magic for direct success in life and career, And remember Overnight success is a myth.
Successful people know that making small progress in improvement every day will be compounded over time, and give them the required and aimed results.
You should plan for the future, and focus for the daily imporvement with the previous day.
“Every day, in every way, I’m getting better and better” — Émile Coué
5. Give Up Multi-tasking
Multi-tasking or multiple ideas will lead you to nowhere, unless your mind is focused on a single goal.
Successful people know this very well. That’s why they choose one thing and then gets the hell out of it. No matter what it is, it can be a business idea, a conversation, or a workout.
Being fully present and committed to one task, is absolutely necessary.
“You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.” ― Winston S. Churchill
6. Give Up On Saying YES To Things That Don’t Reach Your Goals
It is very clear that to reach your goal in life you have to say NO to certain things which might be important for you, but you have to make some sacrifice in-order to reach your life’s goal.
Successful people know that in order to fullfil their goals, they will have to say NO to certain tasks, activities, and demands from their close friends, family, and colleagues.
For a short-term, you might sacrifice a bit source of pleasure, but when your goals come to fruition, it will all be worth it.
“He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.” — James Allen
7. Give Up The harmful People
There are people around who are less successful in their personal and professional life, and there are people who are more successful than us. If you spend time with those who are behind you, your average performance will go down, and with it, your success to.
But if you spend time with people who are more successful than you, no matter how challenging or tough that might be, you will become more successful for sure.
People we spend the most time with, add up to who we become.
“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” ― Jim Rohn
8. Give Up Your Need To Be Liked By Everyone
Just imagine yourself as shopping place.
Where you will find lot of people like that place and there will also be some who don’t like. And no matter what you do, you won’t be able to make the entire people like you.
This is entirely natural, and there’s no need to prove it to yourself or others.
The only thing you can do is to remain natural, improve and provide value every day, and just remember that the growing number of “haters” means that you are doing important things.
“The only way to avoid pissing people off is to do nothing important.” — Oliver Emberton
9. Give Up Your addiction on Social Media & Television
spontaneous web browsing and television are diseases of today’s society. These two should never be an escape from your life or your goals. Unless your goals depend on them either, you should minimise your addiction on them, and give that time towards things that can encase your life.
“The trouble is, you think you have time” — Jack Kornfield
10. Give Up On The Unhealthy Lifestyle
If you want to achieve anything in life, everything starts from your and its your health that you have to take care first.
Small step towards the healthy life style, and you will thank yourself one day.
“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” — Jim Rohn