Perhaps the most sought-after goal in our present society is success in
business. Whether you want to be promoted into high paying management
positions, or wish to start your own independent enterprise, knowledge of the
business world is important.
As you plan a daily motivation course of action towards accomplishing your
goal, keep in mind the small goals that put you closer to the end. And be
prepared to change often. You may need to change companies, or take the
opportunities in other departments as those positions open.
Create an aura of success around you. People who are successful dress that
way. Even if you’re not in a high-income bracket, act as though you have
already achieved – without being egotistical or overspending.
Develop an expertise in an area. Don’t keep special information to yourself,
but be quick to learn all there is about your position and the tasks
surrounding getting that job done. Capitalize on your strengths, and let others
help you develop your weaknesses into assets.
Get to know the people in the company and the people in
the industry. Read all the trade journals and magazines
relating to your company. Make appointments with
people who are successful in your field and learn from
You need to have a total commitment and daily motivation to succeed in
business. Most people who make it to the executive boardroom put in long
hours, often at the sacrifice of everything else. Regardless of the physical
effort involved, you must mentally be engrossed in your business and the
In order to help yourself develop fully, you might seek a mentor, someone
who will offer you time and teach you the ropes. This person usually is
someone who believes in your ability, someone who you can develop a
mutually beneficial business relationship with.
Some people become friendly with all their co-workers and find that is a way
to advance. But don’t try to be extroverted if it’s not real to you. Most people
who successfully run their own businesses are individuals who like to work
As you increase your activities and accomplishments, you increase your
potential to reach higher. The more you achieve, the more confidence & daily
motivation you develop to achieve more. You don’t have to be the same as
everyone else and fit like a vegetable in a patch.
Be unique, different. Capitalize on your own self-image. Don’t fall victim to
self-consciousness. And trust your intuition. Hunches and inner feelings
usually are the best route to travel, regardless of what seems to be the logical
Make decisions quickly and with firmness. A true leader will handle these
responsibilities efficiently. That’s what makes you different and why you’ll rise
to the top. Be persistent in your daily motivation to attaining your goals, but
be open and sincere.
If you are having personal difficulties with any co-workers, try to know more
about these people from a personal angle. Be interested in them and their
accomplishments and goals. You might be able to turn opposition into
Above all, use your integrity. If the goal is not worthy of your inner desires, it
will be hard to maintain daily motivation about or to achieve. If your methods
are not sincere, you will receive opposition. If your actions are not honest,
you will suffer the consequences. Turn all negative qualities into positive
aspects – then watch yourself achieve.