Most people move through life by simply going along with the current, letting outside forces determine their direction. As human beings, we like what is familiar, and dislike what is not. So we all unconsciously recreate what is familiar, that is, we look for a comfort zone, and stay there. When things don’t work, we tend to question why.
In order to find success solutions, we need to do more than ask questions. To be successful requires us to wake up and be present in our own lives, aligning ourselves our greatest destiny and mapping out the way. Direct/conscious action is key. There are no two ways around it. We must consciously select a path that facilitates the awakening of our awareness, both individually and collectively. If we are open to the process of learning, even suffering bears great wisdom that guides us towards enlightenment.
Success doesn’t happen by accident. Leaving things to chance is not the way to go, especially in a country where everything about the system has been designed to stop you from progressing. Despite this, you still can concentrate your energy on the results you want and make a conscious decision to be successful. I’d like to share with you today, three things that’ll make you unstoppable on your success journey.
It is simply the ability to direct your attention like a spotlight, and to direct that spotlight on things that truly matter. In today’s world, there are way too many distractions. The ability to be mindful, to focus your attention on the most important goals will make all the difference in the world.
In order to stretch our abilities, we need grit, a combination of passion and perseverance. Having grit means relentlessly pursuing goals and not allowing setbacks to deter progress. It’s more than talent, more than smarts, it’s a practice of constantly learning and putting in the effort.
- Psychological Flexibility
To move forward with a growth mindset and grit, the final ingredient is psychological flexibility, or the ability to adapt behavior to a constantly changing world and the changing needs we find ourselves facing. Having psychological flexibility lets you think outside the box and be creative when confronted with an obstacle. It also allows a person to change course as needed if what [they have] been doing hasn’t been working.
Our entertainment industry has known over a decade of monotony. Doing the same things, but expecting different results. Insane? Definitely! And not in a good way. To succeed as a whole requires discipline at the individual levels. That the individual make a commitment to make success a personal responsibility.
What are your thoughts about this article? Do you have your own key success qualities you’d like to share? Do let us know in the comments.