The first key step toward developing success personality is self-diagnosis. Failure can be diagnosed, success can be diagnosed. Failure can be impaired and so does success can be harnessed. Personality traits such as extrovert or introvert doesn’t guarantee success or failure, as much as personal habits. People who record success in a chosen field can fail completely in another field, irrespective of their personality traits. Meanwhile, over and over again, those who have recorded success in diverse fields have often attributed success to more of habitual traits than personality traits. In order to develop a success type habitual traits, it is important to understand the basic concept of success from its acronym.
S – Sense of Direction
U – Understanding
C – Courage
C – Compassion
E – Esteem
S – Self Confidence
S – Self Acceptance
I. Sense of Direction: To attain success in any chosen endeavor, it is important to have a clear mapped out sense of direction, which often times is tailored to a goal. Rather than having a yearly goal, you can adopt a monthly goal, weekly goal or daily goal. Always remember to make your goals deliverables by setting a fixed closure date. If the word “Goal” often throws you completely off balance, you can easily adopt the use of “Project”. Asking yourself what your day’s project are?, what your week projects are?, what your monthly projects are?, often serves as fundamental step toward developing a sense of direction which leads to success.
II. Understanding: Among any thing to seek in compliance with knowledge is understanding. Without understanding, no goal or project is successfully achieved, and neither has any relationship thrive without understanding. So, seeking to understand knowledge base on real facts without creating any form of alteration or adding our own opinion to facts, is another ingredient to developing success type habitual trait. Understanding goes along with sincerity, which involve seeking truth for oneself and saying truth to others.
III. Courage: One thing that often prevent people from attaining success in life is “Risk”. Most of the time, people avoid risks, even to the detriment of success. In developing a success type personality, one must take risks in whichever shape it comes, either as a mistake or a failure. Always explore your inbuilt potentials, toward bold and courageous actions. Courage is an outstanding trait required for success in every aspect of life.
IV. Compassion: No one ever succeed in any endeavor without taking genuine interest and appreciation in his or her chosen endeavor. Thus, developing a genuine interest in people or an endeavor is another required habitual trait. If you want to be successful, you must be able to see other people as successful individuals and treat them compassionately in the best way possible. When you are compassionate toward others, you will by default be compassionate toward yourself and by extension toward the realization of your goals.
V. Esteem: Most often people mistaken ego and pride, and thus couldn’t identify the thin line between the duo. To be successful in any field of endeavor, developing a healthy pride in yourself is crucial and important. When you have a healthy pride and self esteem, you will love to deliver at optimal capacity in relation to your higher value.
VI. Self Confidence: Experience breeds confidence, so does appreciation. When you begin to appreciate any infinitesimal progress you accomplish, you tend to increase your confidence, you tend to focus more on success than any form of failure.
VII. Self Acceptance: To develop a successful habit, you must acknowledge the fact that you are complete as a whole. Accept yourself in entirety as having the ability to achieve success in any chosen field or endeavor. This involves always having a realistic image of who you are as a person in relation to your strength, weakness, flaws.