18 May Do these 10 things and become … unstoppable!
Happiness and living a good life requires perseverance and resilience.
Happiness, therefore, depends on one’s ability to keep going in the face of adversity.
There is, therefore, much we can learn from those who appear “unstoppable”; and if you’re interested in learning what these people do differently then keep reading…
via Inc.com by Benjamin P Hardy
Are you unstoppable or average?
Do you get derailed by prior success?
Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?
Do you do these 10 things?
1. Don’t get crushed by success.
Success can become a catalyst for failure. – Greg McKeown
Most people can’t handle success, authority, or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy. When they get what they want, they stop doing the very things that got them there. The external noise becomes too intense.
But for you, no external noise can push harder than your own internal pressure. It’s not about this achievement, but the one after, and the one after that. There is no destination. Only when you’re finished.
2. Completely own it when you screw up.
Implementing extreme ownership requires checking your ego and operating with a high degree of humility. Admitting mistakes, taking ownership and developing a plan to overcome challenges are integral to any successful team. —Jocko Willink
No blame. No deception or illusion. Just the cold, hard truth. When you mess up, you own it. And as the leader, you own it when your team fails. Only with extreme ownership can you have complete freedom and control.
3. Let your work speak for itself.
Well done, is well said. – Anthony Liccione
Cal Newport’s recent book, Deep Work, distinguishes “deep work” from “shallow work.” Here’s the difference:
Deep work is:
- high value; and
- non-replicable (i.e., not easy to copy/outsource)
Shallow work is:
- low value; and
- replicable (i.e., anyone can do it)
Talking is shallow. Anyone can do it. It’s easily replicated. It’s low value. Conversely, deep work is rare. It’s done by people who are focused and working while everyone else is talking. Deep work is so good it can’t be ignored. It doesn’t need words. It speaks for itself…
…keep reading the full & original article HERE