You’re young and you have a dream, but something puts a stop to that dream or fills you with so much doubt that you leave it alone.
It may be that you’re heading towards middle age and you have been doing something you love to do and yet are disillusioned and you give up what you’re doing even though you are really good at it. You know you should persist at it, but you are tired and have had enough!
The latter is what happened to me. In fact, to a certain extent, BOTH situations are true.
When I was a teenager, my dream was to play music for a living. I wanted to be a pianist Continue reading
Having discussed philosophy of life and how it drives ambition and attitude, it’s time to see how your ambition in life will drive your activity. Attitude affects our ambition, motivation and the actions we take to achieve the things we want to achieve. A negative thought process leads to little or no real ambition, or at best a negative outcome to our effort. If, however you have a positive ambition driven by a positive thought process, then it’s more likely you will take positive and massive action to achieve. Continue reading
In these days of so much expectation and pressure to do so much, it’s more evident that we should all take note of the old saying “if at first you don’t succeed”. Because of the noticeable “rush” of life in general, the opportunities are all there but also the need to be patient and persistent is something we all need to be aware of. Continue reading
When looking at the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur, you really need to see how persistence is an important trait in their make up. Because things tend to go wrong that will, in many cases, cause someone to give up and go back to what they were doing previously or take on a simpler route for them. The persistence and will to succeed is what makes the entrepreneur different from the crowd. Continue reading
Two of the most important things you need when working at home is great self motivation and a burning desire to succeed. Without self motivation you will struggle to get things done and progress. Your desire, if strong enough, will help you to develop this self motivation and carry you forward.
The biggest issue about self motivation is that it can be overcome by other emotions. If your belief and desire is not strong enough, it is much easier to falter and lose your way. Build on your desire for success Continue reading
I have heard some people say to be successful you need to have perseverance to achieve your goals. This is true, but you need to be careful to do things the right way. Persevering with anything is good, unless it DOESN’T work; then it’s pointless. Set out your goals and find set out the techniques you are going to employ to achieve them. Be flexible and test out the methods you employ to enable you to reach those goals. Be persistent for a month, sure, but if there isn’t any progress, reassess and go again. You will find the way that works for you and then you can be consistent and persistent to grow your business and reach your goals more easily. Continue reading