Becoming successful is no trival accomplishment. Success costs discipline, consistency, focus, and a set of core values and importantly a never dying will to win.
Success in life is whatever you define it to be. Why you want to be successful in life should be personal to you.
One fact successful people confirm is that getting ahead depends as much about what you do as what you don’t do. Your success lies in your hands.
Here are seven significant things you must give up to achieve success.
1. Not taking responsibility for your actions
A universal truth is that everything you do has consequences. What ever you sow, that you will reap. Sometimes what you reap may be good and desirable but other times the harvest may be undesirable and leave regrets behind.
It is a good thing to get the consequences of our actions, which may be desirable or not.
You need to believe that what you do can make a difference. Hard work, punctuality, consistency, honesty, patience all matter. What you do ultimately determines how successful you become. Always make sure you are doing the right things. If you make mistakes take full responsibility and learn from them, moving forward. Do not blame someone else for the consequences of your actions.
You cannot be successful if you are self satisfied. You cannot learn new things if you think you know it all. You can only learn if you listen and you can only progress if you know you’re lagging behind and choose progress.
If you listen to the right people, you will hear some important information that will help you succeed.
If you keep on complaining you cannot make progress. Complaining keeps you grieving about what happens in the past or what is happening and blocks your vision of the future. Complaining can never give you progress.
4. Following the crowd
To be successful you need to jump off the bandwagon and single