As I sit in write playing in the back ground is Drake Successful...I just want to be....

Most people want to be successful in life but have no idea of what success is. The question is what is success? The dictionary would express success as "The achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted." Actually, success can mean multiple different things to different people. Regardless of what your specific success maybe, there are ways to continue to stay on your path to reach your ultimate goal of achieving that which you see as success, here are a couple tips:

Do What You Love -  I have always bee taught that if your find a job you love, you never work a day in your life. If your doing what you love to do, there is no doubt that you wont be successful at it.

Preparation and Planning- My mentor has always told me to make sure I have a strategic plan. You must be able to identify how you will get from point A to point B. You know the saying  "If you fail to plan, you plan to fail."

Make a List of Short, Medium, and Long Term Goals - Goal setting is important. It help keeps you focus on what to do, and also helps you not to procrastinate in which I'm guilt of sometimes. being able to check off some of your goals gives you the motivation to keep pushing!

Also Learn These Skills:

Sales / Marketing - Even if you don't think you have a product to sell, you do... yourself.

Public Speaking- No matter the field you must be able to articulate yourself. This is something I continue to work on daily!

Writing - Even if you are crafting a short e-mail or text message push yourself  to use proper grammar

Networking - Get out there and meet new people in your areas of interest. Now days its not just what you know, but who you know too!

Surround Yourself with Like-Minded Individuals - There are studies that show an individual's income will be somewhere around the average of your closest five friends. I know you heard of Birds of a feather flock together....well baby you better push to be a Eagle and fly high!

Well these are just a few tips that will get you well started. Always remember if you want it, you can have but you have to be a Go Getta, you must work hard for it. You must ASK for it, SEEK for it, Knock for it.

Dream BiG and Make it Happen, Love ADRI.V

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