Success on Your Terms
Written on the 2 August 2018 by Janet Culpitt
Success looks different for everybody, and yet successful people often exhibit similar traits and attitudes. Here's a little toolkit we put together to help you develop a success mentality.
'The intention with which you give, the intention with which you serve, determines the outcome.' - Oprah Winfreyi
Abundance trumps scarcity
Businesses with a scarcity mentality think in terms of their limitations. Often, you'll hear phrases like, 'we can't because' or 'we would, but' whereas businesses with an abundance mentality ask 'what if?' or 'why not?' Sometimes it's as easy as changing your conjunctions from 'or' to 'and'. In this way you foster a growth mindset where the scope of possibility is broader.
On a personal level this is even more important: feeling that you are deserving of success means you are more likely to achieve it.
Nothing comes from nothing
You should not, however, labour in vain. Make sure you are taking time to enjoy leisure. This is how your brain recuperates and is able to operate efficiently.
This also means being smart with your workload. Aim to be process-driven. If there is an easier way to achieve the same result, take it. This clears the space for more potential.
Success as a journey
Where once your goal may have been to see the world, now it might be to climb the corporate ladder. Where once it may have been to own a house, now it might be to nurture the relationships that matter most to you.
The most prosperous people exhibit both the surety of self and the capacity for introspection to recognise when their vision of success changes and to alter their actions in suit.
This is not to say you should go it alone. Success when shared manifests like compound interest.
If you're looking for a sounding board for your dreams, or help creating a plan to reach your idea of success, come have a chat to us. We're always here to help.
Author: Janet Culpitt
About: Janet Culpitt is a mentor for passionate SME business owners, looking to expand their business and create a successful plan for growth and sustainability. Her life long experience in the business industry and entrepreneurship, allows her to educate and lead her clients to developing impeccable skills in networking, forming long lasting connections.Connect via: Twitter LinkedIn