Doing more – becoming more and achieving more is surprisingly easy.
The deliberate pursuit of success is so commonplace today that success feels more like a need than a want. People chase success at all cost and by any means.
While at this, some succeed, others don’t. But, to the bulk of these people, extreme success is rare. This is because a lot of people don’t know how to get there.
Truth is: Every one is capable of achieving success but success itself is a loose term as what it means to one person could be way different from what it does to another.
People today are busy beings. Buzzing with activities all round the clock. Flooding brim full task lists are now commonplace. But even with this all round busyness, some stuff still lingers on – never getting done and punctuality has become elusive to many. Continue reading
“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
– Lao Tzu
There was this friend of mine who some years ago decided to organise his life. He got a digital Calendar, a goal tracker and some other goal setting/ scheduling tools.
In a flash nine (9) months have come and gone this year.
Yes, it’s October already.
While some spent these months working on different tasks – from studying to building businesses, writing books and a host of other things, others are totally unaware of how much time has gone this year and haven’t done anything meaningful.
To unlock any door you must have its key. You must possess the required skills before you can effectively function at any job. So also with success, to attain true success you must know and imbibe some mindset elements.
For a very long time I’d been a victim to failed goals. I’d set them and work tirelessly towards them but while I get to have a few wins most times I lose out.
Some weeks ago I wrote a post about some dangerous creativity killers. In it I described the way they attack our creative muscles. I then promised to write a sequel to that post which would discuss how to defeat those creativity muscles dulling things. Well, here we are – this is the sequel.
Everyday I’m on the lookout for better ways to boost my productivity. I’m always testing new strategies – sticking to what works and dumping what doesn’t. All I want is to do more and get better. This is part of the reason why I have this column – to share what I’ve found to be working.
“Little by little, the bird builds its nest.”
– French Proverb
The arrival of the new year is usually characterised by long weeks of preparation and anticipation. Indeed, the past few weeks has seen what is now a usual occurrence – the end and beginning of the frenzies. People all over the world took time to prepare for the New Year in hope of disassociating themselves from certain woes that bedevilled the past year.
It is true, there are lots of things we planned and even worked towards but were unable to complete them. This should not cast us down as there are on the other hand lots of things which we’ve accomplished.
Everybody does several things every day; our task list is always lengthy. We all have many things to do on a daily basis. Some are routine while others are not. The fact that we have lots to do makes it common to end a day with one or many unfinished tasks.
The three (3) positive attitudes you must imbibe to be successful
It is always a pity to see someone settling for far less than their capability. They never heed to the advice – Be positive.
They thus always conform to the negative manner in which the society portrays things.