Leadership Tip

How to be successful

Success means different things to different people. Most often, though, it refers to reaching meaningful, worthwhile goals aligned with one’s values and fully realising personal and professional potential. Success is an ongoing process of growth rather than a fixed endpoint, as people’s goals and values tend to change over their lives. While complex, six key elements provide the foundation for nearly every success story.

  1. Commitment. Don't believe in luck, believe in hard work.
  2. Confidence. This is not about being liked, it's about your being comfortable with who you are.
  3. Consistency. This is what transforms ordinary into extraordinary.
  4. Discipline. Motivation gets you going, but discipline keeps you on track.
  5. Patience. If you are losing the patience, then you will lose focus.
  6. Sacrifice. If you don't sacrifice for what you want, what you want will become the sacrifice

The above leadership tip...
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