This is really a 2 hour presentation which i have cut down to 5 minutes. it all started when I was in school 7 years ago and were desperate to know what success is and how can i be a successful and accomplished person. I wanted to make something of my life. So i asked myself a simple little question “what leads to success?” and I had no answer to that question. So I thought to dig deep and do some research to see what characteristics these successful people have and what they thought of success. I interviewed some, red autobiographies, had some research on internet and then after 7 years 500 interviews later, im gonna tell you what really leads to success. And the first thing is:
1- Passion: Passion is what gives us our fire; passion is what makes life worth living.
I do what i’m doing for love not for money,
And the interesting thing is if you do it for love, money comes in anyway.
This simply means if you like what you do, success will come in naturally.
There is no magic its practice, practice and practice.
You gotta push yourself through Shyness and self doubts. Goldie Hawn says “I always had self doubts. I wasn’t good enough, wasn’t smart enough. I didn’t think i would make it.” Now its not always easy to push yourself thats why they invented mothers.
Now everybody out there wants to be millionaire and the first thing that I have learned is i cant serve myself you gotta serve others something of value because thats the way people really get rich.
i say it was a pretty good idea. And there is no magic to creativity and coming up with ideas, its just doing some really simple things.
You gotta persist through failure; you gotta persist through crap, which offcourse means criticism, rejection, assholes and pressure.
So at the end, the answer to this question is simple, do the 8 thing and trust me these are the big 8...
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