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


Procrastination: Why We All Should Avoid It

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We should do whatever we can to avoid procrastination. It has destroyed more dreams than cancer. Procrastination is putting things off till tomorrow, next week, next month, next year. People put things off for different reasons. Some people put things off for medical reasons. Others put things off because they just don’t want to do it.

If you want to be successful, procrastination is the first disease you should remove from your system. If you allow it to stay, it will do more damage to your future organs than you think. Procrastination is not good today, and it will never be good for anyone who wants to grow in life.

Let see what experts have said about procrastination. Let start with Mark Twain. He said, “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” Did you see that? If you are a chronic procrastinator, how on earth can you get started? You can’t. To get ahead, you have to start moving. You have to start doing things (productive things, okay!). If you want to get ahead, start now.

Benjamin Franklin said, “Never put off till tomorrow, that which you can do today.” People do just that. Instead of putting it off till tomorrow, instead of watching your favorite TV show, do the first thing first, then you can spend the rest of the evening with your TV. Or you can start small. If you don’t know what to do, reach out to people or friends who have done it before. Pocket your ego, and go for what you want, okay!

Now, lets see why we ALL should do whatever it takes to avoid putting things off till tomorrow. We should avoid it for the following reasons:

Procrastination kills your time. When you put things off till tomorrow, you are wasting your time. You are killing your precious time. Remember, time wasted is time lost. Time is one of the things you never get back. Don’t do this to yourself. Instead of wasting your time, take action. Action is the only remedy to procrastination.

Procrastination increases your stress level. If you don’t want to increase your stress level, don’t procrastinate.

Procrastination leads to average work. It is what happens when you spend your time doing other things instead of working on your project. You have wasted your time. You have spent your time watching TV. As a result, you submitted crappy work to your boss or your professor. If you want a good grade, do a good job.

Procrastination makes things difficult for you. Procrastination makes things difficult for you because you don’t have enough time to finish your work, your project, or whatever it is. You don’t have time to concentrate and think about your work. You don’t have time to experiment, to brainstorm, to come up with more ideas. You don’t. What seems easy before is now very difficult for you, because there is not enough time to think.

Procrastination is the number one enemy of success. Successful people do the work. They don’t procrastinate. They are committed to their jobs. Procrastination is the number one enemy of success because you are not doing enough to take you to the finish line. If you want to be successful, don’t put things off. Do the right thing: don’t procrastinate. Take action. Get it done!

If you put things off, you are not growing. When you procrastinate, you are not growing. You are just running around in the same place. If you want to catch up to speed with yourself, stop putting things off. Start doing things. Start taking action. Stop giving excuses. Get into the zone of getting things done. If you get things done, success will come to you. Everything has a reward.

Procrastination allows you to escape doing the things you don’t like. If you are not comfortable doing the things that you are not familiar with, it is time to start thinking in a different way. Change your mind to change your life. Do the things that you don’t like, and you will never skip them again.

Remember, procrastination is a dream killer. If you don’t want to kill your dream, don’t procrastinate. Take action. Don’t get it right, but take action. Action is the cure to procrastination.