“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” – John Maxwell
Everyone wants success. We think about success, we read about other people’s success, and we wish we could be successful too. Therefore, if we could sum up the term success in a few words, we can say that it means achievement, accomplishment, and getting positive results.
In this post, I would like to share three keys that I personally think are main keys to achieving success and getting positive results. Sure, there are other main keys, however, I will only be sharing three keys in this blog post:
Success Key – 1: Confidence and Faith in Yourself
How much you believe in yourself has much to do with what you get in life. If you lack self-esteem and self-confidence, you will not take action, do new things or take risks.
For success, you need a certain degree of assertiveness, and the courage to get out of your comfort zone.
Success Key – 2: Patience
A tree does not grow and bear fruit overnight. Everything needs time to grow.
It takes time to build a business. It takes time to become a successful entrepreneur. It takes time to learn to drive a car, learn to swim, or to create a larger vision for your life.
Yes – Success in any area of life requires that you act patiently. Otherwise, if you don’t get immediate results, you might get impatient and quit. You might meet obstacles and difficulties. There might be delays and failures. You need therefore, to stay patient and continue with your actions and goals, despite the obstacles, difficulties, delays or failures.
Success Key – 3: Motivation
This key is associated with the previous key, patience. When there is motivation, there is also patience. Motivation supplies the ambition and desire to get successful results.
What can strengthen your motivation? Being constantly aware of the importance of the life goals you set and the reasons why you want to achieve them, can keep your motivation level high.
Repeating affirmations, reading about successful people can be also be helpful to increase motivation.