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10 Secrets To Success

Updated on September 13, 2009

1 - Have a positive mind

How you think is everything: Always be positive. If you think success, you will succeed. keep yourself away from negative people and environment, they tend to undermine your goals, visions and ambitions.

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2 - Write down your goals

If you are like most people, you have a lot of dreams about things that you want to achieve in your life, however, if don't right down your goals, you will never make them come true.

Make sure that your goals are clear and specific and achievable, then develop an action plan with steps to achieve them.

3 - Just Do it!

A goal without an action plan is just a dream, just an idea of your imagination. Goals without actions are nothing. Don't worry about getting start it, everyone has to start somewhere and, you are not the first or the last one to do so.

5 - Persistency

Don't never give up, whenever we start a new thing and the first obstacles come around, we have the tendency to give up without a fight, don't you never give up, be persistent and in the end, you will be a winner.

4 - You are always learning

Don't think that you already know everything, we are always learning something new. This means that you might have to go back to school to re-learn or learn new things that will better qualify you to achieve your dreams, your goals. Remember, the more you study or read, the more you will learn, so, consider changing your old habits and start reading books more often, this will expand your mind and your knowledge.

7 - Time is Money

I am sure that you already heard the phrase: "Time Is Money" and have you heard or learned about the principle called: "The Time Value of Money?" Well, what I am trying to say is that, don't let people or things distract you from your goals and objectives, make sure that you manage your time and money and make good use of it.

6 - Learn from your mistakes

Don't think that because you have a great set of goals in place and an action plan well detailed and organized step by step how to achieve your goals, nothing will goal wrong, this is false assumption and those who believe that, usually, are the ones who fail.

Continually analyze your plan and be careful with the small details, however, if you commit a mistake, be prepare to accept it and learn from it and, move on.

9 - Develop or Improve Communication

Communication is one of the most important skills that a success person must have in today's business world. Don't think that you already know everything about it or that you are already good enough that you don't need to learn any more.

Always strive to improve communication, no one is an island, we all depend from one another in order to succeed in this life.

8 - Be Ready For Innovation

As the time change so do we and the things around us, so, never be afraid to change when the time comes. Be ready to continue innovate because this is part of the progress of every human being. Remember, business practice from 50 years ago are no longer applicable in today's business world. why? Because things innovated and changed to fit the new business environment and, the same happens to each and everyone of us.

10 - Honesty and Dependability

Be always honest in everything that you do and be dependable and be responsible and accountable for your actions.

These are the 10 keys to success, I hoped you enjoyed. 


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    • Waqar Shafiq profile image

      M. Waqar 4 years ago from Sialkot, Pakistan

      Thanks for the nice tips.

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      Kristen Mazzola 4 years ago from South Florida

      Loved all of it but "Honesty and Dependability" was my favorite part! All so true, nicely done! Voted up :)