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One after the other, placed in order, the following categories will provide you with a step-by-step guide to success.
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The 39 Inspirational Step-by-Step Quotes About Success.
The first step is your..
“To change your life, you have to change yourself. To change yourself, you have to change your mindset.” – Wilson Kanadi
Look at your mind as a factory. Each thought going through it as an ingredient.
At the end of the day, the quality of your product depends on the quality of the ingredients.
Change your mindset, or stay trapped in your situation.
“Using the power of decision gives you the capacity to get past any excuse to change any and every part of your life in an instant.” – Anthony Robbins
Everything you accomplished in your life started with a decision.
3. Follow Your Heart
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs
Lack of research is your main reason for not having a passion.
Even worse, you may not be doing that research because you think you don’t even deserve to have a passion, or at least not one that you get to pursue on the job.
After all, work is supposed to be boring right?
Thus, you never try to find your true purpose.
The truth is, passion doesn’t have to be applied only for a few hours a day. There is another way of living, less soul-destroying.
You need to find your passion, and then find a way to make it useful.
Recommended read: 4 Surprising Reasons Why You Haven’t Found Your Passion
4. Learn From The Past And Move On
“You can’t start the next chapter of life, if you keep re-reading the old one.” – Unknown
No, you aren’t too old, and no, it isn’t too late.
“The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious.” – John Scully
“Vision without action is a daydream. Action with without vision is a nightmare.” – Japanese Proverb
You need to see it to achieve it.
“I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” – Maya Angelou
7. Confidence and Certainty
“Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.” – Maxwell Maltz
“Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.” – Peter T. Mcintyre
You can’t see how great you are, you’re blind.
You can’t see how great your gifts and talents make you.
You know why?
They’re second nature, and you take them for granted.
Some things you consider normal, have the power to amaze people.
8. Goal Setting
“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Tony Robbins
Creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals; Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely
Living a life without a goal is living a life without a meaning.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
Recommended Read: Goal Setting Is Paramount to Your Success
It is your GPS: Goal+Plan=Success
“A goal without a plan is a wish” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin
10. Overcoming Fear
“You’re either living your dreams…or living your fears” – Les Brown
“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain
“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar
Get out of the comfort zone, and start living your life.
The day you will dominate your fears, love will fill your heart, and nothing will stop you from reaching your goals.
Recommended Read: Fear Is an Illusion, Here Is Why
11. Taking Action
“Knowledge isn’t power until it is applied.” – Dale Carnegie
“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn
“If it’s still in your mind it is worth taking the risk” – Paulo Coelho
“Don’t make a habit out of choosing what feels good over what’s actually good for you” – Eric Thomas
“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment” – Jim Rohn
“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Rohn
Recommended Read: 5 Self-Control Hacks: A Cheat Sheet On How to Develop Self-Control
“Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.” – St. Augustine
“Life is like a ten-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.” – Charles Schulz
“Winners are ordinary people with extraordinary determination.” – Unknown
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing, that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar
“When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It’s not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It’s up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.” – Joel Osteen
15. Accepting Failures
“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison
“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb
This is a crucial step.
You will never get it right the first time.
If you’re tired of starting over, then STOP QUITTING!
Recommended Read: How to Take Advantage Of Your Failures
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein
“Persistence is the ability to maintain actions regardless of your feelings. You press on even when you feel like quitting. When you work on any big goal your motivation will wax and wane like the waves hitting the shore. Sometimes you’ll feel motivated, sometimes you won’t. But it’s not your motivation that creates results – it’s your action.“ – Unknown
If you haven’t already, I highly recommend you to read the book Think And Grow Rich by the one and only Napoleon Hill.
It is the most popular personal development book for a reason.
The reviews speak for themselves.
“A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.” – Edgar J. Mohn
Because a lie may take care of the present, but it has no future.
“The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is watching.” – John Wooden
Integrity isn’t only with others; it starts in our own minds.
When you live through strong values and principles, integrity follows you everywhere.
How many times did you break your own promises?
It’s the perfect way to crush your confidence.
Have strong integrity, and people will naturally be drawn to you.
You’ll be what the magnet is to the metal.
And remember, the main goal is having a positive influence on others, not manipulating them.
Recommended Read: 5 Little-Known Factors Affecting Your Integrity
18. Winning Attitude
“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” – Jimmy Johnson
“It always seems impossible until its done” – Nelson Mandela
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy – I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.” – Art Williams
And remember stars can’t shine without darkness.
It can get tough at times, but if it was easy, everybody would do it.
Don’t Overwhelm yourself, great things are done by a series of small things brought together.
Most importantly, take action now!
“Don’t wait, the time will never be just right” – Napoleon Hill
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