5 Goals You Should Have
1. Peace of Mind
3. Time management
5. Be the best version of you
1. Peace of Mind
3. Time management
5. Be the best version of you
According to me, ADAMwontLOSE, I feel these are 5 key traits that lead to success. There might be many more other characteristics but I feel whether you are seeking business, academic, relationship, self-development success you will need the 5 following traits to succeed.
Courage, something all people must have. Courage is that ability to take leap of faith against your fears. It’s the ability to confront danger, pain and agony. This is an attribute that can be found in top performing athletes and many successful people. These people are motivated towards their goal in life and have no fear of loss. This courage makes a person want to live without having the concerns of falling back. Athletes can climb dangerous mountains, businessmen can can take risky investments all because they are courageous.
Having the knowledge of what your heart desires and then having the determination to reach that desire is called being laser focused about it. People with a strong heart and intellectual understanding of the world can have this vision. The people in the profession of sports or something that includes facing agonizing circumstances to reach that one required goal have this focus. You can see the laser-focusness in athletes when competiting at an exceptional high level. Being focused is just not enough you have to be LASER FOCUSED.
Hard work has always been the key to success. All athletes strive and work on their body as well as daily routine to reach an optimal lifestyle in accordance with their profession. Working hard is not an easy task and therefore can only be accomplished by the people who have a burning desire to succeed in their minds and hearts.
No man is an island. You certainly need to have what I like to call ‘people-skills’ in order to get a head and achieve success. You’re day to day interactions with others determines your progress. You’re going to need to talk, collaborate, partner, and just talk to the right people in order to get to your destination. Do not waste anothter minute thinking you will make it all alone. Start being a team player – today!
Ever encountered problems that you left hanging despite their answers present? This is not the habit of a motivated person! Every person who has the determination and motivation to live on to his dreams and grasp that once in a life time chance is a problem solver. Every athlete has the ability to solve his problems and lacking in the field to outrun the opponents.
Success Vs Achievement
-The Great Debate-
It’s fairly easy for people to confuse success and achievement, or rather to consider them to be the same thing. If you achieve something, you have succeeded; and if you feel successful it means you have a laundry list of things you’ve achieved or acquired to show for it. Right?
Achievement and success are two, entirely different things. In fact, in many instances, you could arguably have one without the other.
Tangible Versus Intangible
The first difference between achievement and success is the tangible versus the intangible.
When a person has an achievement, it’s something very tangible. It’s a thing they can point to and say “hey, look at what I did.” By contrast, success is more a state of mind. It’s intangible – more a thought or a feeling, of having done something worth while or with value.
This very philosophical difference between achievement and success can sometimes entangle people in misunderstanding for years; only to wake up one day and realize that the two are separate, and sometimes success has not truly been attained in spite of a laundry list of achievements.
What Versus Why
The next very real, and also philosophical, delineation between achievement and success is in the ‘what’ versus the ‘why.’
When someone wants to achieve something, it’s always a what. I want to achieve a nice car. I want to achieve a promotion at my job. They are always very specific, as we said tangible, things – making the motivation behind them still very material. ‘WHAT did you want?’ is the question asked after an achievement has been made.
But when someone is in it to succeed, it isn’t a matter of what they want, rather why they want it.
Why Getting the ‘What’ In Sight of the ‘Why’ Wins
To be clear: ‘why’ – or success – does not always win. There are people in this world who never truly know success, in spite of all the tangible achievements and wealth in the world. They may know it, they may not – but all the ‘what’s in the world mean nothing if there is no deeper reason for having done it all.
And vice versa: having this feeling of success, of knowing ‘why’ you work towards the goals you work towards means absolutely nothing if you cannot produce a single, tangible thing to show for it.
This is why getting the ‘what’ – the achievement – in sight of the ‘why’ – the success – wins. It’s that ability to achieve great things, while at the same time keeping focus on why you are doing any of it, that makes a person a great leader, and a well-rounded individual.
So while it may not be a true debate, or disagreement, between success and achievement (after all, how can it be a debate if you want the two to work together, in harmony?); it certainly is important to understand the distinction between the two for the sake of having a balanced philosophy of life and happiness.
Thoughtful Tuesday #8: How to Be a Problem Solver
Your ability to achieve the things you desire in life is directly proportionate to how well you solve problems for others. Problem solving is one of the most highly valued characteristics you can have as a human being Hone this skill and you reap the benefits of saving time, making impact, generating funds, and executing big ideas. in today’s video ADAMwontLOSE (Adam Ali) shares how to shift your mindset to a more positive way of thinking that allows you to solve problems more effectively.
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Contract for Success
by: Adam Ali
Keeping yourself accountable is the single most important key to success in weight loss, fitness, and every meaningful area in your life. Information, research, good intentions – all do nothing in terms of achieving weight loss goals if you do not hold yourself accountable for actually going out and doing it.
Personal accountability, and its subsequent success, is so simple, it really involves only two steps.
Step One: Get People Involved
It may be cliché, but the old wise-man said ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ applies to your own personal weight loss goals as well. Without the support, insight, and encouragement of others, it is easy for you to get stuck in your own echo chamber of negativity and excuses. So the first step to personal accountability is to go public.
Let the right people (family and friends) know about your weight loss or fitness goals and plans. Talk to friends and family about how you are progressing, and when they offer support – take it. Test the waters with friends, family, and even coworkers to see if others would like to get involved in a team challenge, or a group event (such as a marathon run). Some companies will even sponsor group fitness goals, as it greatly decreases their long term health coverage costs. Going public will motivate you, put a little peer pressure on your back, and give you the resources to find drive when you cannot find it within yourself.
Step Two: Challenge Your Excuse Pattern
Everyone has an excuse pattern. Some have many of them.
I’m too busy. I can never find time for myself.
I’m not motivated today.
I have too much on my plate. I’ll do it later. I can’t control my time.
You get the point; and while some may seem legitimate at the time, in the grand scheme of things you are truly just allowing your excuses as an easy out.
So the first part of breaking the always-losing pattern of making excuses to ourselves is to decide once and for all that your life, your decisions, and your time are within your control.
You are not too busy.
You can find time for yourself.
You are choosing to not be motivated.
You are allowing too much to be put on your plate.
You won’t do it later, so decide to do it now. You can control your time. No matter how difficult your circumstances in life may be, this is the hard truth: the only way to succeed is to take personal responsibility for how you live your life. That includes your physical health and fitness, and weight loss plans.
The next part of this is a permanent solution to break your pattern of excuse-making: make a contract with yourself. In the contract, you’ll identify your negative behaviors and what positive changes you are going to make to overcome them.
It may sound silly, but you should never underestimate the power of putting a commitment to yourself in writing.
Here is your personal success contract, with instructions for each essential part. It doesn’t matter where you write it down, just doing this exercise and throwing it up where you’ll see it most (e.g. gym bag, refrigerator, computer screensaver) will help ensure your weight loss program success.
Shifting to this more positive set of thought, and holding yourself accountable for your own actions, is sure to help in your attainment of all your weight loss goals. Best wishes on your journey to success. Feel free to contact us or leave a comment below.
Featured Article: Succeeding in your health and fitness
Read my featured article in the latest issue of The Boss Mag on pg. 54
Motivation– You got to keep going
This quote is one of my favorite quotes of all times. If you analyze that sentence it unlocks the key to success. By going day by day after your dreams and aspirations you will eventually get there. The problem is that majority of people want instant success and turn back or derail. Day by day you keep going forward and eventually you will achieve.