We all want to be successful in our lives, some achieve success and others do not, but the strategy that works best for you depends on how you view and define success itself. For most people professional accomplishments are a major part of being successful but some other important areas of our life including a successful relationship, academic achievements, sports or other activities are also key areas where most people strive to achieve.
Reaching out to people is a skill which is essential for a competent leader. It is empathy which enables a person to know whether they have been successful in their efforts. It is also the ability to emotionally connect and understand what another person is feeling, see things from their perspective and put yourself in their position to feel what they maybe feeling. Empathy allows a person to know whether they have been successful in connecting with the person they are reaching out to.
Do you want to achieve success in your career and personal life? If that is true, do you possess the strength and mental toughness to do so ? I am sure that we would all agree to the facts that achieving success is not easy and that over a period of time not being able to achieve what one wants can have an impact on ones physical as well and mental well being. As well as that it could affect your level of enthusiasm, energy and vigour.
Has time management become obsolete ? Changing times, new requirements and the stresses of the present era have all contributed to the altering demands on us. There were the days when we had limited access to knowledge and skills as these were expensive and at times even difficult to obtain.
The stresses of the modern world and the demands of the workplace today are taking their toll on our lives. A very commonly used term these days without a proper understanding of what it means, the word BURNOUT is used to define a state of mental, physical and emotional exhaustion which may have an impact on us at some point of our lives, due to the extraordinary pressures and tension levels we are facing.
In the world today being a WINNER is a sign of success. On the other hand, if somebody fails or is unproductive in our society he or she is marked as being unsuccessful. But most people are somewhere in between winning and losing and end up by winning in some areas of their lives and not so much so in others. However, victory is the ultimate factor for most of us and we tend to live and die by it.
The taste of victory is sweet and there are many advantages of winning in a competition oriented society like ours. We only realize this when we taste the fruits of winning. These may include amongst others ….
When you think of being successful, have you ever wondered how the highly successful people in this world like Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, Henry Ford and many, many others reached the top in their respective areas and stayed there.
What uniqueness did they possess that took them to such high levels ?