Fulfilling Your DREAMS
When people are asked the characteristics of successful people they often mention talent and determination. But there are many other attributes such as integrity, self-discipline and self-confidence and hard work. (The only place where success comes before work is in a dictionary.)
Five of the best tips to help fulfil your dreams
* Make time to dream and to plan
Often travelling time and waking-up time can be turned into dreaming and planning time. (Capture your good ideas as they flow by making brief notes.)
Build your confidence by accepting responsibilities whenever you get the chance.
Set high standards and offer more than is expected.
Earn a reputation for getting things done on time.
If you truly believe you can do something you will succeed!
* Become a skilled communicator
To get your messages across you need to master the arts of writing and speaking clearly and accurately.
Learn to ask the hard questions and listen carefully to the replies.
Master the art of running successful meetings.
* Be a good example
Lead a balanced life with moderation in all things.
Be sensitive to others, honest and modest.
* Build strong working teams and learn the art of delegation and motivation
Encourage others to take on responsibilities. ( Top jobs go to people who have these skills.)
* Continuously upgrade your skills and seek new information
Make lifetime learning your top priority as nothing endures except change.
Your success will be based on your imagination, your ambition and the will to work.
“Don’t procrastinate. Start working on your vision -today!”
SOURCE: “Secrets for Success. This book could change your life”. First published by Moss Associates Ltd, New Zealand and by Cengage Learning Asia. Also available as an e-book from Amazon.com.