Five Ways To Change Your Mindset For Success

What does it take to succeed  in life — is it hard-working attitude; prayers; prudent religious activities or a little bit of luck and fortune?

These are some questions most people often ask as they desire to know the perfect way to success?

As much as hardwork, luck, and prayers play huge role in helping you attain success,  they are not the greatest factor determining your level of success and achievements in life.

The first thing you must possess to be successful is a positive mindset because it serves as the foundation for every laudable achievement.

A positive mindset for success helps you go extra miles towards achieving your vision as it provides you with all the required believe, energy and willpower.

So, the question is how can you change your mindset for success?

1. Embracing Positive Self-talk Strategy

The first way to build a strong and positive mindset for success is by saying positive things to yourself.

What you say and think continually as a way of defining who you are and what you and would eventually become in life. Hence, It is advisable you say positive words to yourself every day.

As soon as you wake up in the morning, say to yourself “I can make it” “nothing is stopping me from reaching my target for today” “I am successfully created to make great exploit”

You can equally choose from any of these positive affirmation… and say it continually until your belief and mind are built round it. This might sound a little bit cliché, it is real; and has worked out for many successful individuals out there.

2. Set Obtainable Short-term Goals And Develop New Habits to Achieve Them

The second method to create a mindset for success mindset includes setting achievable short-term goals.

It is one thing to set goals; it is another thing to achieve them.

We tend to get discouraged and disappointed when we fail to accomplish certain goals. It  is highly crucial you set obtainable goals. 

Your first three — out of five — goals must be simple and easy because accomplishing them will help you develop the right mindset in your mission to achieving the ʼrelatively hard ones’

Meanwhile, there is a need to develop new habits that will enhance your hopes of achieving all your goals — either short-term, long-term, easy or challenging.

3. Avoid Leveraging on your Weaknesses

You are not 100% perfect —just like every human on earth.

We all have our weaknesses, but the difference is how we react to our respective weaknesses.

Your weak points shouldn’t serve as an excuse for your failure. Stop saying “I can’t speak in the public because I am introvert or shy.”

Instead, leverage on your strong point and attributes while you keep working on your weaknesses.

4. Learn From Previous Mistakes

Your chances of being successful is very slim if you haven’t encountered series of failure. likewise, you can’t be successful in life if you chose not to learn from previous failures.

As much as we hate to encounter setbacks, they are inevitable for someone desiring to succeed in life.

Instead of seeing setbacks and failures as discouraging hurdles, see them as perfect opportunity to discover hidden factors that will propel to greatness.

5. Draw Inspiration From Books, Friends, and Role Models

Another way to build a strong mindset for success includes drawing inspiration from available sources.

Get closer to people who have what it takes to motivate and inspire others.

Share your burdens with them and listen attentively to any of their recommendations.

You can also read some captivating and spirit-lifting books — such as “A Journey into Inner Fitness”, “The Science of getting rich”; “Screw It, Let’s Do It”; “Think And Grow Rich” and “The lazy way to success” — and apply the lessons learnt.

Alternatively, choose good role models and closely monitor their day-to-day actions and dealings to learn from them.

Other ways to change your mindset for Success include:

* Being flexible: You should know that all goals can’t not achieve at a stipulated time.

So, don’t feel bad if things aren’t working out as planned. Reaching 80% of your goals is a laudable achievements. 

* Believing in your SuperHuman abilities to make things happen.

* Leaving your comfort zone

By Ibukun Italoye Ebenezer

Having gone through the ups and downs of life, I thought it's best I share my experience with someone out there as source of motivation.

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