“I know one thing that I know nothing” – Plato
I promise the saying above would make sense by the time you finish reading this article. Success, millionaires, and billionaires, what do they have in common? Does the word ‘success’ mean being a billionaire? Well, maybe not if you’re going to be philosophical about it. But to be a billionaire, one must be successful at something, right? So what motivates these so-called billionaires? Why are they so successful and you’re not? Let’s find out –
Passion and Skill
They discover their passion one way or another and never let it go. Knowing what you want to do in life can be a thrill. It’s a different kind of feeling. Once you get a taste of it, you’ll do everything you can to never lose it. That alone can be one big motivation to keep going against all odds. That’s what we call success motivation! You need to keep urging yourself to be successful by holding on to your passion.
The other side of the spectrum is the skill. This is when reality bites and what makes or breaks the deal for people in general. Successful people aren’t always talented in their field. But they strive to hone their skills to face the challenges in their chosen field.
Putting in the work
The amount of success most wealthy people have achieved didn’t come easy. They toiled, they suffered, and they sacrificed a lot of things to be on top. They put in vast amounts of work.
They don’t dread responsibility
Just like passion, sometimes accomplishing tasks and fulfilling responsibilities can be quite addicting. This is one other thing that motivates these so-called billionaires. They thrive when a new challenge is presented in their direction. They don’t cower in fear nor disdain adversity, instead, they embrace them.
They value failure and has a habit of turning things around
Failure and success are on two sides of the same coin. Realizing how valuable it is to your struggles is one big step in the right direction. Learn from it, and turn things around to your favour. It’s no rocket science, just be open to possibilities.
They aspire to be a better version of themselves every day
It is perhaps the hardest thing to do, simply because it’s tiring just thinking about it. Still, you should think about the endless possibilities. Challenge yourself every day, learn new things and new skills. Make it a habit to be curious, and stay curious.
Now, remember our opening quote. You’re always a blank slate the needs improvement, that’s your key to success!