10 Mindsets That Will Help You Become Successful

 

Everybody wants to succeed in life and obtain all the things they’ve worked so hard for. But how do you become a successful person? It’s all about the mindset.

Of course, a positive mindset makes anything possible, but there are other mindsets that help, for example, the mindset of a risk taker or the mindset of someone who believes in themselves. Here are ten mindsets you should live by if you want to climb the ladder of success:

photo: Madewell

1. Take Risks

No one succeeds by just staying cozy in their own comfort zone. Be brave, stand up for what you believe in and take risks when you need to.

2. Set Your Goals And Act With A Purpose

Once you know what the ending result is and what you’re working for, remember to always act with a purpose. Once you have a clear vision of your goals it is easier to stay focused.

3. Choose Courage

Always choose courage over fear. You don’t know what you’re really capable of if you constantly refrain yourself and set your own boundaries.

4. Don’t Mind The Others

Everybody is walking their own path at their own pace. Don’t think about what the others are achieving, and why they’re achieving it earlier than you. Focus on yourself instead and put all your determination into your project.

5. Choose Good Company

Surround yourself with successful and ambitious people that share your same mindsets. They can only lift you higher.

6. Don’t Panic

No one truly knows what they’re capable of, nonetheless, they try and give it a shot. No one really knows their ceiling so if you think you’ve set the bar too high, don’t panic about it but instead prove everyone (yourself included) wrong.

7. Do The Right Thing

Success is not really about doing every single thing right but instead, it’s about doing the right thing. Choose an area of focus, work hard on getting results and don’t think about the rest. Not everything has to be perfect.

8. Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Confidence is always a good choice. Be proud of your choices, think big and one-day success will knock on your door. But first, you have to believe in what you’re doing.

9. Choose What Matters To You

Success requires dedication so once you’ve set your goals, dedicate to them all the time needed. It’s certainly not going to be easy at the beginning and you will have to make sacrifices but it will all be worth it.

10. Be Grateful

Gratitude is what will bring you far in life. When you’re upset and are not achieving a result, look back at your past and think about all you’ve done to be in the position that you’re in. Be positive, proud of your choices and grateful.

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Everybody wants to succeed in life and obtain all the things they’ve worked so hard for. But how do you become a successful person? It’s all about the mindset.

Of course, a positive mindset makes anything possible, but there are other mindsets that help, for example, the mindset of a risk taker or the mindset of someone who believes in themselves. Here are ten mindsets you should live by if you want to climb the ladder of success:

photo: Madewell

1. Take Risks

No one succeeds by just staying cozy in their own comfort zone. Be brave, stand up for what you believe in and take risks when you need to.

2. Set Your Goals And Act With A Purpose

Once you know what the ending result is and what you’re working for, remember to always act with a purpose. Once you have a clear vision of your goals it is easier to stay focused.

3. Choose Courage

Always choose courage over fear. You don’t know what you’re really capable of if you constantly refrain yourself and set your own boundaries.

4. Don’t Mind The Others

Everybody is walking their own path at their own pace. Don’t think about what the others are achieving, and why they’re achieving it earlier than you. Focus on yourself instead and put all your determination into your project.

5. Choose Good Company

Surround yourself with successful and ambitious people that share your same mindsets. They can only lift you higher.

6. Don’t Panic

No one truly knows what they’re capable of, nonetheless, they try and give it a shot. No one really knows their ceiling so if you think you’ve set the bar too high, don’t panic about it but instead prove everyone (yourself included) wrong.

7. Do The Right Thing

Success is not really about doing every single thing right but instead, it’s about doing the right thing. Choose an area of focus, work hard on getting results and don’t think about the rest. Not everything has to be perfect.

8. Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Confidence is always a good choice. Be proud of your choices, think big and one-day success will knock on your door. But first, you have to believe in what you’re doing.

9. Choose What Matters To You

Success requires dedication so once you’ve set your goals, dedicate to them all the time needed. It’s certainly not going to be easy at the beginning and you will have to make sacrifices but it will all be worth it.

10. Be Grateful

Gratitude is what will bring you far in life. When you’re upset and are not achieving a result, look back at your past and think about all you’ve done to be in the position that you’re in. Be positive, proud of your choices and grateful.

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What do you think about these mindsets? Have you changed your mindset recently? Did it work for you?


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  • Carmen Mattijssen

    Such a good reminder, thank you for that! <3
    X Carmen – http://www.carmenmattijssen.nl

  • Genya

    Perfect List! I think it’s important to never give up for your dreams – on day everything will pay off! :)
    http://www.lifeofmissg.com

  • Alexis Towle

    Excellent reminder to stay on track for you’re goals!

    Alexis|| https://lidsandtricks.com/

  • I love how concise these are! Made me much more confident about pursuing my goals!

    http://neverpeak.ca

  • Number 1 is so relevant in my life right now!

    Sharni // http://www.agirlandgrey.com

  • Rosa Braber

    Love this post, couldn’t agree more! Never give up your dreams, believe in yourself and be & stay ambitious. That helped me a lot:)

    http://www.rosabraber.com/

  • This is such a great post! Number 9 is something I’ve been paying more attention to in my life because I haven’t been prioritizing my goals the way I should be.
    -Sisi
    http://www.modernbeautygirl.com

  • Brandon Duncan

    #LOVE it !!!
    Mindset leads to LIFE CHANGE, and dreams coming true. For me I was trapped in a distorted, worry and fearful view on life and by age 9 all I day dreamed about being a gangster, someone feared and never taken advantage of. I have no excuse for the life I desired and embarked on at 15 as I left home to chase that glamorous criminal lifestyle that would erase my fears, doubts, pains and feeling of always being less than, or not good enough.
    I answered to #inmatenumber 280219 as a convicted armed robber, spent 15 years inside, only way of escape was reading in one’s own mind. Reading, writing, meditating, ( or day dreaming as many did ). I was a sponge to information, facts, and proof of life change, enlightenment and did every thing I could to settle my nonstop #THINKING so that I could have a mindset of a champion.
    I read and studied most Religions, got involved with hate groups, criminal enterprise, seen therapist’s, took every program available from criminal thinking to anger management and so on. For thirteen years I lived a violent, hate filled life, I sold drugs, manipulated, lied, scammed and kept on living with a mindset that was really based on fear.
    Counting down with 2 years to go and the news came that my dad died, murder and mayhem on the mind and in the heart, fear crippled me and I knew I would either become a killer or die in prison and I reached for the one I was always too proud and tough to call out to. Yes indeed.
    Them red (WORDS) in the Bible had planted seed deep within me giving me the TRUTH that I have a mind that can lead to true meaning and purpose. I know this isn’t about me or my FAITH, i just feel compelled to share that i’m personally living proof that God can use the least of us for His great purpose, no matter where we are in life or the lifestyle we live.
    Today I get to work with At Risk youth, families and communities. I write, I serve and truly know that I can do all things in Him. I seen the inside of more than a dozen bloody prisons from Florida to Missouri, Virginia to Wisconsin, a few stints in mental institutions.
    Yet here I am alive reading this inspired read, motivated and compelled to share, only God could take a messed up mind like I had and use me to do His works.
    Prisoner to Preacher, Thief to Youth Advocate, I can take no credit though. Your writing will impact many and we all don’t have to be on the same path to impact, help, assist and make positive difference but I will thank you for sharing this….

  • i really love no 8, well said, got to do that more!
    http://www.thestyletune.com

  • I really needed to read this post today. Great tips and yes, I recently changed my mindset–especially following #2. It has made all the difference in the world and motivated me to work harder towards accomplishing my dreams!

  • Halie Morris

    I love number 5, “Choose Good Company.” I went through a few years of foster care and even after I was adopted I struggled with the wrong mind set. It was until my junior year of high school, finally surrounded by ambitious and thriving students that I started to have a better outlook. It helps tremendously.