How to be successful

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How to be successful by Mind Map: How to be successful

1. Wishes become a reality only, when they transform into a desire and then intention

1.1. Wishes come from the mind. If the heart is not in harmony with the mind this wish will not come true

1.1.1. When the mind finds something, that is in line with your heart, you are ready to work and put your efforts towards achieving your dream

1.1.1.1. Then you stop wishing and start acting

1.2. Life plan and Goal setting

1.2.1. Even if you do not know how to achieve your desire, start to set goals

1.2.1.1. When you set goals and plan your life for a long period of time in advance, you tune your subconscious mind towards definite variant of development the events

1.2.2. These goals should be realistic

1.3. Prepare for lag-time

1.3.1. We want immediate results when we start something new. But life isn’t like that. When we start something new, we experience the principle of lag. This means that there is a period of time before action shows results

1.3.1.1. Don't be disappointed if it needs time

1.3.2. Henry Ford once said, “Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small pieces.”

1.3.2.1. The same concept configured as a question: How do you eat an elephant? Answer: One bite at a time

2. Try to understand, what success in life means for you. Not always it is something material. Material things are results of success, but not the success itself

2.1. We can not aim the public success

2.2. You have to find your personal success

2.3. Success is also achieving self-control, defeating procrastination and feeling motivated and passionate about life and work

2.3.1. When you let your work life (or social life, family life, etc.) consume you, and all your energy is focused in that area, it’s extremely easy to lose your balance

2.3.1.1. Many successful people doesn’t feel successful because they are not happy with how they have balanced their life

3. Self suggestion

3.1. How do you think about yourself? Do you like yourself?

3.1.1. Thoughts in your mind transform into emotions. Emotions are the basic line for subconsciousness

3.1.2. And the longer these emotions stay in your mind, the more they impress your subconsciousness

3.1.2.1. You are a unique person, there is no same person in the world. You are a star!

3.1.2.1.1. Think about your positive qualities. What are you good at? You have a lot of positive qualities!

3.1.2.1.2. Focus them and point them out by creating a mind map

3.2. The simplest example: if you don’t like yourself, you act unconfidently, you question each you decision you make

3.2.1. Successful people consist in having good attitude and thinking good towards themselves

3.2.1.1. The secret consist in having good attitude and thinking good towards themselves

3.3. Sincerity

3.3.1. Be sincere in your actions. Don’t try to deceive or impress others

3.3.2. Be yourself, and do what you feel is right based on your values and beliefs

3.4. Don't let anybody discourage you!

3.4.1. Stay with those people who encourage you and believe in you and your success

3.4.2. Associate yourself with people who think positively

3.4.3. If you hang with the wrong people, they will negatively affect you

3.5. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.” Vincent T. Lombardi

3.5.1. Another word for “will” would be “desire.” To succeed you must desire to succeed more than you desire anything else

3.5.1.1. You need as well determination and commitment

4. Hard work

4.1. Nobody achieved success lying on the bed. Secret of success consists in the hard work

4.1.1. Hard work gives successful people strength. This is the main secret of hard work

4.1.1.1. They see their goal and live in their vision. It gives them power to work further

4.1.1.2. Get out of your comfort zone and stretch yourself. Stretch the amount of work you do, stretch your expectations, and stretch your imagination

4.1.2. Success is never handed out, you must take it, but you don’t take it by force

4.1.2.1. “Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it.” –Marva Collins

4.2. Human makes a great mistake. He thinks, that unpredictable scenario of the events development is worse than predictable

4.2.1. Do not give up at the smallest rejection

4.2.1.1. Note, that it is completely normal to make mistakes if you make decisions. Go ahead and don`t stick in the past

4.2.1.2. It is important what happens now and in the future

4.2.1.3. Make mistakes, stand up and go ahead

4.2.1.4. You grow with each mistake you make in your life. Everybody must experience mistakes to learn from them. This is no reason to be disappointed

4.2.1.5. Learn to cope with rejections

4.3. Double your failure rate

4.3.1. “Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.” –Thomas J. Watson

4.3.1.1. Failure is the path to success

4.3.1.2. Every time you make one, you’re one step closer to your goal

4.4. Time management is an important point

4.4.1. Use your time effectively

4.4.2. Focus on being productive not on being busy

4.4.2.1. Being busy is often a form of mental laziness – lazy thinking and indiscriminate action

4.4.2.2. The solution: Slow down. Breathe. Review your commitments and goals. Put first things first. Do one thing at a time. Start now. Take a short break in two hours. Repeat

4.5. Planning your day, week, year and life

4.5.1. If you want to make your dreams come true you need to have timetables and become goal-driven

4.6. Likewise, you are a student of life

4.6.1. If you merely follow the crowds and never question whether it is the best way to do things, then you will never find success in life

4.6.1.1. If success in life were achieved by conventional thoughts, everyone would be successful!

4.7. To be the best, you must provide the best service

4.7.1. You must give your customers what they can’t get from anywhere else

4.7.1.1. Simplicity is the key

4.7.1.1.1. If you’re selling a product line, keep it simple

4.8. Outside the comfort zone

4.8.1. In other words, they feel uncomfortable and believe they require additional knowledge, skill, experience, etc. before they can aptly partake in the opportunity

4.8.1.1. The truth is nobody ever feels 100% ready when an opportunity arises

5. Unconditional knowing that you will achieve success

5.1. The most import success secret is to find your personal path in life and follow it!

5.1.1. You should figure only on yourself, working on the achievement of your own dream. You shouldn’t rely on good fortune or on other people

5.1.1.1. Good fortune will be with you, if you act upon achieving of your dream. If you will wait your fortune, you will do it forever

6. The law of attraction

6.1. The secret law of attraction says: 'You attract and bring into your life the things and objects you think about most

6.1.1. Ignore and do not think about things you do not want to come into your life

6.1.1.1. Fear is the most powerful negative emotion. That is why, when you are afraid of something you give lots of energy to the object you fear. This great amount of energy

6.1.1.1.1. Negative self suggestion is caused by the repeating and visualizing the negative event. Try to watch yourself the next time, when you afraid of something

6.1.2. “The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your heart – this you will build your life by, and this you will become.” –James Allen

7. Having a change

7.1. Realize that the way to achieve things is by having a CHANGE in life

7.1.1. A Small change will create a huge difference in life

7.2. Butterlfly effect

7.2.1. If you are willing to make the small difference in your life, then your dreams becomes a reality

7.3. Remember, life is a Miracle and not a surprise

7.3.1. We need to design life the way we want to

8. S M A R T goals

8.1. Specific

8.1.1. A general goal would be, “Get in shape.” But a related specific goal would be, “Join a health club and workout 3 days a week for the next 52 weeks.”

8.1.1.1. A specific goal has a far greater chance of being accomplished because it has defined parameters and constraints

8.2. Measurable

8.2.1. When you measure your progress you stay on track, reach your target dates, and experience the exhilaration of achievement that spurs you on to continued efforts required to reach your goal

8.3. Attainable

8.3.1. In other words, the goal must be realistic

8.4. Relevant

8.5. Timely

8.5.1. A goal must be grounded within a time frame, giving the goal a target date

8.5.1.1. To prevent goals from being overtaken by daily distractions

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