“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.” – Les Brown
To reach for the moon is to dream big. This is beyond a realistic goal, it is something the universe can offer in the power of the almighty. This is a vision that makes you set goals that will take the possibility of God and your faith to accomplish. Setting a realistic goal requires low action which anyone can reach but when you dare to dream big, most times, it’s beyond you and it will require over commitment of massive action. This keeps your mind set for greatness, which in turn unleashes your latent potential, helps you connect to the like minded people, reach out for the resources required and continuously drive for success seeing each day as another opportunity to go higher until you hit the target. Dare to dream big. Forget realistic goal and go for what the ordinary will call ‘impossible’. Such has produced airplane, what will yours produce? This kind of thinking will rescue you from the mindset of average and open your mind for greatness.
“Success is measured in terms of reaching your goals, dreams, and expectations. Your success is determined by hard work, persistence, and determination. If you are going to be a success in life, it is up to you… it is your responsibility.” – Will Horton
Never allow your first attempt discourage you if things don’t work out. Success is a process and not an event. Success is a process and every attempt should add up to your result. The reason why success is not an event is simply because the day of your breakthrough is when you finally hit your target and that makes all your actions of little steps count. So if you are not yet in the address you desire, keep moving until you get there.
“There is no one giant step that does it. It’s a lot of little steps.” – Peter A. Cohen
Faith in the negative is a disaster to success, while doubt in the positive is a menace. Certain vocabularies such as impossibility and failure must be deleted from your dictionary if you are going to succeed in anything in life. If you are going for success keep your mind on success and not failure. Don’t think about ‘if it doesn’t work’ but rather think ‘it will work’. You will generate the result that occupies your mind. “For as he thinks in his heart, so is he”. Never allow circumstance to suggest failure to you. Think and feel what you want and act accordingly. Listen deliberately and walk away from those who want to sow negative seeds of it won’t be possible into your mind. Place a higher demand on yourself for success only and back it up with massive action. Believe it is possible as long as your passion is connected to it, get wisdom you need, get spiritual backing as well and go for gold.
Both the rich and the poor are given equal time of 24 hours a day to maximise their potentials. Time is a common denominator but how you use it is what determines what you make out of it. The clock keeps ticking, telling you that time waits for no one. Time gives us all equal space but you are the one who determines what you input in the space of time. What ever you set to do, you must make time for it because you will not have a reserved time if don’t make it out for yourself. Now is the time to make out time to plan how, why, when that project must be executed. Time management is a major tool to your success, so work on it.
“You will never find time for anything. You must make it.” – Charles Buxton
Create time for what you love, spend time doing what will unleash your potential.
Hello great people, It’s a new week and I will like to share with you some valuable tips about leadership success. These tips have helped me as a leader and I hope they will be helpful to you as well.
The unique quality that all leaders have in common is that they have a clear and exciting vision for the future. This is something that only the leader can do. Only the leader can think about the future and plan for the future each day. The followers or subordinates won’t do this for the leader, therefore, the leader must be proactive and develop a clear vision.
Develop A Clear Vision
An Excellent leader will do the following: I. Take the time to think through and develop a clear picture of where they want the organization to be in one, three, five and ten years. II. Communicate this vision in such a way that others “buy in” and eventually see the vision as belonging to them.
It is the vision of the future possibilities, of what can be, that arouses emotion and inspires people to give of their best. The most powerful vision is always qualitative, aimed at and described in terms of values and mission rather than quantitative, described in terms of money.
Of course, money is important, but the decision and commitment to “be the best in the business” is far more exciting.
To encourage others, to instill confidence in them, to help them to perform at their best requires first of all that you lead by example.
Be A Great Team Player
A study at Stanford Business School reveals two important qualities required for great success in leadership. The first is the ability to put together a team and function as a good team player. Since all work is ultimately done by teams, and the managers’ output is the output of the team, the ability to select team members, set objectives, delegate responsibility and finally, get the job done, was central to success in management.
Keep Your Cool
The ability to function well under pressure especially in a crisis is key to the promotion of any leader and keeping your cool in a crisis means to practice patience and self-control under difficult or disappointing circumstances.
Remind Yourself That Everyone Is Watching
Critical moments under fire reveals the character and quality of a leader. These are moments when everyone is watching, observing and privately taking notes. As Rudyard Kipling once said, “If you can keep your head when all around you are losing theirs and blaming it on you, then the world is yours and all that’s in it”.
Your responsibility as a leader is to have a clear vision of where you want to go and then to keep your cool when things go wrong, as they surely will.