10 Principles of Success

Sometimes in our search for success we tend to lose direction and, when things are not going well, become demotivated. This post will remind you of the top 10 principles that you should always keep in mind in order to succeed in life!

#1 You are the only person responsible for your success

You are in full control of your future. Your life will only truely begin once you understand that your life is your own - you have no-one to blame, rely on or blame. 

#2 You don’t have to invent the wheel

Success comes in all shapes and sizes. You do not have to invent a new product to be successful; many successful people have simply put their own twist on an existing product or service to meet a niche demand, and from this they have found their fortune. 

#3 There is no progress without action

What is not started today is never finished tomorrow. Just remember, no action results in 100% failure rate. So get into action now and begin to move in the right direction.

#4 Persistence always wins

As Winston Churchill once said “Success is stumbling from failure with no loss of enthusiasm." 

#5 Focus is everything

If you never focus clearly on something you will never be 100% efficient at anything. Multi-tasking often reduces your efficiency in dealing with each individual task.

#6 Failure is necessary

If what you did today didn’t turn out as you hoped, tomorrow is a new opportunity to do it differently. Interpret each failure as a lesson on the road to success.

#7 Positivity fuels productivity

Success comes from positive energy. You can choose to get caught up in the negativity surrounding you, or you can decide to do something positive about the situation.

#8 You must believe you can

You must find the place inside yourself where anything is possible. It starts with a dream. Dreams becomes reality with commitment, action, determination and time.

#9 Helping others is a big part of being successful

Successful people constantly come up with new ways of helping others.

#10 Your long-term success is directly tied to how well you serve your community

Success is a journey of countless baby steps. It’s a constant process of growth. If you want to be successful, you must continue to hold yourself to a higher standard to anyone else, and strive to improve.