Are you looking for the traits of high achievers? Many times you feel that you have the traits of high achievers but still miss something here or there.
You have been doing all efforts to reach the stage that you wish. Still, the opportunity and the success flies like a bird in the hand. The bird bites you and flies away.
Do you feel you have everything on your meal tray in front you but still cannot eat?
You are one among the many who have tried the hands on all that can be done to achieve success in life.
After going through the success stories and traits of high achievers, many things were uncovered.
Check each thing that high achievers do and match with your current results.
Here are the 10 amazing things that high achievers do for success in life:
1. ASPIRE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE NOT JUST LIVING
Many of us live the life each day as if just to live. You might be going to the same office daily, doing the same activities and expecting the different results.
Is it possible to get different results from the same things that you do every day?
High achievers have the tendency to make a difference in this world.
Anyone whosoever has ever achieved success in his domain lived to build a new world.
High achievers are here in this world to care.
Look for the basic passion of yours to uncover passion to make a difference in this world.
2. NOTHING EVER COMES EASY
High achievers early in their life realize that nothing ever comes easy in this life. We have to earn a living to live.
You need to fight for what you stand for. If you do not stand for anything, you fall for everything.
High achievers have a tendency to passionately devote time and energy to rigorous efforts.
Sir Nelson Mandela stood for the freedom struggle of his people.
On 20th April 1964, He quoted “I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal for which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.
3. DO NOT GO THROUGH EMOTIONS – GO THROUGH
When the going gets tough- The tough get the going. High achievers have the tendency to route their high emotions of fear, greed, jealousy, and anger into motions of their goal.
On the demise of his father, Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar scored emotional 140 not out against Kenya in ICC World Cup 1999.
You can sit back and cry when things run tough. You can cry foul and scold god or any other element of nature. Or you have the choice to turn emotions into motions.
What works in adversity is – Your Workout.
4. BUILD YOUR ACTION PLAN
Nothing ever big has been achieved without an action plan. An action plan is just to lay down the foundations of success.
You need to define your yearly, monthly, and daily action plans.
High achievers are disciplined.
If you fail to plan, you actually plan to fail. Your hard work keeps you working hard on the desired goal.
5. STEP OUT OF THE COMFORTABLE ZONE
When you are feeling down and sick of what to do? What works out is, that you work out.
Get up and get out of bed. High achievers have always signaled that, do get out of their comfort zone and be exemplary.
Do the things which you are not comfortable with. Break your barriers.
Get into the habit of breaking all your limitations.
Expand your wings. Just fly, fly and fly. You will slowly enter a zone that is invincible.
6. BE CONSISTENT
Nothing ever great in life has been ever achieved without consistency. High achievers Plant their seeds daily.
A stone turned in your way will become your milestone for success. Work on your action plan daily.
Think about that, live about that. Be consistent and you will see a beautiful garden soon.
Just small baby steps each day and you start running soon.
7. HOLD THROUGH AND HOLD ONTO YOUR AIM
High achievers are not afraid of creating enemies while performing their tasks. They understand that bigger the aim bigger is the opposition.
Make your goal small and you will win friends. Make your goal high enough not to be chased easily by people, you will create enemies.
High achievers understand that they cannot keep everyone happy. If you are thinking of keeping everyone happy, you are mistaken.
Hold through and hold onto your aim. The bigger the opposition bigger is the success.
Steve Jobs the co-founder of Apple was booted from the company he founded. Apple product Lisa Computer sold poorly in 1985 and the co-founder was removed from the division.
Steve Jobs founded a new company NeXT which was acquired by Apple computers in 1997. This time Steve Jobs became the CEO of Apple in the year 2000.
8. MAKE THE LIVES OF PEOPLE BETTER
People care about you and your goal when you do something for them. High achievers have the tendency to take the people along with them.
They are happy in helping other people succeed. They understand nothing great ever is achieved alone.
You need people to support your mission and goal.
Try to make the lives of other people better, sooner or later you will have an army of people living your mission.
9. HAVE VISION – BUILD THE FUTURE NOT PRESENT
High achievers are visionary. They dream of things that never existed. Bruce Lee Actor, a Martial arts Instructor, and the most influential person of the 20th Century was living in a small basement room in 1970. In 1982 he had in his possession $ 10,000,000.
His vision was to be the world’s best actor and instructor teaching Kung-Fu. He envisioned that the world should not look down on China but look up to China.
He envisioned an Institute for the people of his community to teach Gung-Fu and live life with peace of mind.
High achievers are busy building the future. The present is a gift for them to create the future.
Utilize your present to build your beautiful future.
10. POSITIVE ATTITUDE
There is always an opportunity in adversity. High achievers understand the situation and turn the opposite waves in their favor.
Steve Jobs the co-founder of Apple when was booted out from Apple in 1985 he turned his adverse situation into a favorable one. He formed NeXT and bounced back with success.
When stuck in a Traffic Jam, you can always curse god, situation, Govt. or any political party. Or you can utilize that time to get in touch with your best friend.
You never know a phone call to him may change your mood and you become supercharged. Or he may come up with something interesting for you in business or life that you never thought of.
Negativity attracts negativity.
If you want positive things to happen in your life, vibrate with a higher frequency of positive thoughts.
To be a high achiever don’t just live, aspire to make a difference. Understand that nothing ever comes easy. Stand for something and you will not fall for everything.
Your stand on something may become your mission or goal. Turn your emotions into actions. Let your actions speak for your emotions. Be ready with the action plan of your goal.
A seed planted each day will show plants soon.
When things get tough, hold onto your aim, your defeats will enter a new zone.
Try to make the life of people around you better. There is no greater joy in helping somebody.
Envision your future. Surround yourself with positive people.
Mark Twain said – Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people do that but really great ones believe you too can become great. Be that great person. Sooner or later people will become great for you. Envision your future what you want to be.
Last but not the least, stay positive because you have a choice to ruin your day or make your day better.
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