Essay on Success
It’s 6 o’clock, the alarm clock is ringing, but you don’t really care. 6.30 now, the alarm clock has stopped and you are still in bed, snoozing and grumbling because you have to get up and get ready for another day at work. 6.45 and you continue in bed asking yourself why every day has to be the same to the previous one, without any sign that you are getting somewhere. Is that the kind of life you want for yourself, in which you just spend each day with the only purpose of making ends meet? An annoying voice inside your head tells you that you can do something to change this mood. If you really want to say goodbye to that monotonous way of life and get on, don’t worry and stop feeling sorry for yourself. You have all that it takes to start acting and making progress, so follow the next steps and you will be on the crest of a wave.
Before anything else comes taking some minutes to think what is important for you, in order to start making up your own definition of success. Remember, there is no wrong definition for it, for each person it may be different. Some people relate success only to material matters, whereas others associate it with inner fulfilment. Once you have a clear idea of what success entails for you, you are ready to see in your mind’s eyes the kind of person you want to be. For instance, you might want to make money, to get a promotion, to have the most extravagant car, to be popular and famous. Or you may be the kind of person interested in growing intellectually, sharing your wisdom, forming a harmonious and loving family, etc. You just have to choose the one that best suits you. So far so good, you have already made an inner change in your mind, but to reach success it will take more than baring in mind your attitudes, you will have to chew over the others’ attitudes as well.
Now, direct your attention to your social environment. Think about all the people that surround you, have you noticed that you are strongly...
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