“We are what we repeatedly do. Greatness then is not an act, but a habit.”-Aristotle. The first and foremost thing is that if you want to be successful, you should start reading. It is the most common characteristics that they embed in themselves. Reading makes you aware of different kinds of knowledge and you may find a completely different kind of world. The successful people don’t become successful because of their luck but because of their constant effort to achieve their dreams. They don’t give up for the comfort of others.
“Never give up on a dream just because it is going to take time. The time would eventually pass anyway.”
They make sure that they choose what they wanted to do in their life and that they should not settle down below their means and capabilities. They have recognised the fact that living with dreams and also dying with dreams unfulfilled would never make them live satisfactorily. They die with memories not dreams.
“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.”- Chanakya
Another common characteristic of successful people is that they wake up early. The motivation for success is enough for them to part with their bed. Waking up early makes you fresh, active and agile.
The difference between a successful person and an unsuccessful person lies in what they do in their spare time. Successful people know the value of time. They can’t afford to lose it. They don’t spend their time, they invest it.
They work even when they don’t feel like doing. If you push yourself to do a job for about 10 minutes, it’s quite likely that you would end up continuing with your job and completing it.
DONATE! Successful people know that what they give returns manifold. It is not only about donating money. You can share your time, your intelligence and your wisdom. Even a small help is appreciable.
People are not born successful they make themselves successful with whatever they know, whatever they have and whatever they are capable. But even knowing what you have and what you are capable of is also something that is not an easy task.
“Inches make champions.”-Vince Lombardi
The unsuccessful person is the one who quit when he was close enough to success and doesn’t realise it.
They know who they are! Just answer a simple question. Who are you?
Note: I have not asked your name, neither your profession nor your gender or relation with anything. I have just asked you who are you? (Believe me, it’s not that simple to answer!)