Maintaining a balance and compromise regarding the values of self and the values of other allows for a smoother, more holistic approach to living. — Joshua Nash, LPC-S
We all want to succeed. That’s for sure. But to be able to succeed, we need to put on the work needed to achieve our desires. It’s actually not that hard. Once you set your mind to the end goal and you continuously work hard to reach your full potential, you will surely succeed.
There’s no shortcut to success but there are a few tricks on how you can make your life easier to be able to maximize your full potential
Set a GOAL
A goal is a dream with a deadline according to Napoleon Hill. If you have a dream and you set a deadline, that becomes your goal. To be able to reach your goal, you have to devise ways which can bring you one step closer to that goal every time you accomplish them. Having a goal will give your life direction and purpose.
Take MASSIVE Action.
If you keep on doing things in your comfort zone, you will never know your true full potential. Grab every opportunity that comes in your way. Try everything. In that way, you will discover more about yourself, more about your capabilities, strengths and weaknesses. Big goals require big actions. Hence, you need to reach your full potential to be able to perform massive actions.
It is very difficult to think logically when you are emotional for good reason. — Laura Palisin LPCC
Be the Best Version of Yourself
You don’t want to be just good enough to reach your full potential. You want to be the very best possible. Try to make a list of the ideal characteristics and goals that the best version of yourself should have.
Work on your Goals EVERY SINGLE DAY
Being successful is not an overnight progress. It takes time and you don’t know when that time would come specifically. You have to set your mind that you will be working on improving every single day. You have to make sure that you grow as a person 1% each day. With this kind of mindset, you’ll reach your full potential in no time. Don’t ever settle for less.
ACCEPT your FAILURES
This is very important to stay grounded as you grow. Learn from your mistakes. Do not blame yourself. Accept the fact that you are not perfect and you are subjected to failures from time to time. These failures serve as your lessons so you won’t make the same mistakes all over again. Treat your failures as challenges that you conquered to be able to reach your full potential.
Everything changes. However, for something to exist forever, it has to be true and authentic. — Jacqueline Pearce, MSEd, LMHC