Skills for Success

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INTRODUCTION
A vision is a picture or idea you have in your mind of yourself, your business, or anything that is going to happen. A clear vision helps you pursue dreams and achieve goals, an idea of the future and a strong wish. A vision that is clear will open your mind to the endless possibilities of the future. A vision will help you to overcome obstacles in the way and helps you in difficult times or situations. A vision that is well defined helps you to focus and create a purpose that becomes your measurement for your success. If you do not have a vision of who you want to be, how you want to succeed or what you want out of life, you begin to lack drive and your life becomes just an order of events. A strong and current vision connects with your passions and greatest potentials. Regardless of what is going on in the world or challenges that present themselves, a vision helps you know what and why you are doing the things you are doing. Having a vision is most important in the path of your success in life. You feel much more valuable as a person when you set and achieve visions and goals. However, it is also important to have a vision of the general direction in which you are going, the kind of life you want to lead and the levels of personal investment you want to make in different kinds of activity. It is the same vision that keep you going when setbacks, inevitable and unexpected situations occur THE IMPORTANCE OF A VISION

A vision can be used in two different ways: inspiration and prediction. It is first used to inspire you in reaching something that you are wanting. It is also used in the prediction of changes in the future and interests you have. For Example, Nelson Mandela inspired his followers by assisting them to understand the ANCs vision by creating a shared meaning of its value and importance to realize their potential to fight against apartheid and democracy while he was the ANC leader. He...
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