03 May You can succeed at pretty much anything if you do these 5 things every day
via Entrepreneur by Obianuju Helen Okoye
It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has this happened to you? Looking back, did you notice that when you were younger, it didn’t take much for you to feel contented and happy?
What separates people boils down to “software.” That’s right. People who have overcome and attained peak levels of personal success, happiness and purpose simply chose to install different software. They chose to program their minds in such a way that they are able to achieve a higher degree of success and happiness.
Here are 5 daily steps that will have you reprogramming your mind toward success in anything.
Step 1: Stop wishing and hoping. Start planning and acting.
There’s a big difference between hoping, wishing and planning. People with hopes have a vague, overarching idea of what lives they should be enjoying. They think someway, somehow, these things will happen, but they simply don’t know how to get from point A to point B. They content themselves with the fact that things can change.
People who engage in wishful thinking, on the other hand, take things one step further. They are able to visualize certain things that need to happen for them to achieve certain things, which is definitely a step in the right direction. The problem is, they don’t have a concrete plan of action or a series of steps that would take them from where they currently are to where they wish to be.
Planning is all about setting up concrete action that you can do now that will change your reality in the future. They take you from point A to point B because they break down that journey into specific steps that require specific actions. This is the power of planning. Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing…
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