6 Things Successful People Don’t Do That Others Do

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Success is a process. It is not a final stop. If you want to really be successful, you must do the right things. Successful people are successful because they do what others are not willing to do, and they don’t do what others do.

You can do anything if you believe you can do it. You can’t do anything if you believe you can’t do anything.”

If you want more beautiful things in life, do things in beautiful ways. You must give beautiful things to people, and people will give beautiful things back to you.

Here are six things that successful people DON’T do:

They don’t waste time.

Successful people don’t waste their time. They value their time. They do the right and the most important things first. They don’t waste their time living in the past. They don’t waste their time living in the future. They waste their time living in the moment.

“All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that.”– Baltasar Gracian

They don’t try to change what they cannot change.

Successful people know what they can change, and they change it. Successful people know what they cannot change, and they don’t even try to change it. If you try to change what you cannot change, you are just wasting your time.

“Life is not orderly. No matter how we try to make it so, right in the middle of it we die, lose a leg, fall in love, drop a jar of applesauce.”- Natalie Goldberg, zen practitioner

They don’t fear success.

Successful people don’t fear success. They embrace it. They welcome it. They prepare for it. They are successful in their minds before they meet success. They know that success comes with discipline, with responsibility, with focus, and with integrity. They believe in themselves that they can succeed.

“Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself.”– Robert Collier

They don’t fear failure.

Successful people don’t fear failure. They embrace failure. They know that failure is part of the game of life. When they fail at something, they just keep moving. They don’t blame anyone for their mistakes. They take responsibility for what happened to them.

“I have not failed I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”– Thomas Edison

They don’t doubt themselves.

Successful people don’t doubt themselves. They believe they can do anything. They believe that nothing is impossible in life. They don’t doubt themselves. Successful people are scared, but they don’t allow fear to stop them from achieving their dreams.

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities. Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own power you cannot be successful or happy.”- Norman Vincent Pearle

They don’t search for happiness.

Successful people don’t search for happiness. They give happiness. They know that when you give happiness to people, you will be happy. For that reason, they always try to make people happy. If you want to be happy, make people happy. Add happiness to people’s lives, and they will add happiness to your life.

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”- Albert Camus

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How To Move From Where You Are To Where You Want To Be

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Do you know where you want to be? Do you know how to get there? Are you ready to start moving (if you are not already moving)?

Before you make any move to change your life, to change your career, to change your relationships with people, you MUST know why you are doing it. You must know why you are making the change that you are making. You must know where you are going to and how to get there.

It is important to know where you are going to, because if you don’t know where you are going to, people will not know how to follow you. In order to that, you must prepare. You must be ready to go all the way to the end. It is one thing to know where you are going, and it is another to go all the way to the end without giving up. John Pierport said, “The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.” It is okay to stay where you are if you have nothing to lose. But if you have something important to lose, like time and growth, it is not okay to stay where you are.

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If you want to grow in life, staying in the same place is not the answer. Unless you are getting what you want. Unless you are happy to stay there forever. If not, you must keep asking the right questions. You must keep going. You must not be satisfied with the status quo. If you do, you will have yourself to blame.

Once you have made the decision to change your situation, do not give up. It is not going to be easy, but you can do it. Don’t listen to people who are not supporting your journey. You are going to be questioning yourself, but keep going. You are going to be doubting yourself, but keep going. Focus on the results. Focus on what you will get when you finally made it to the finish line. In other words, focus on the rewards.

You can do it if you believe you can. You can’t do it if you believe you can’t. I believe you can, and you will.