Dale Carnegie’s ‘The Road to success
The road to success is not a bed of roses. It is full of thorns, pitfalls and gins. Only those who wade through the hazards and hurdles with gritand determination could smell success. That is how Gandhi became a leader par excellence; that made Churchill the greatest and the most successful wartime leader. These traits and qualities have paid rich dividends to Sachin and made him persona grata. After all, winners don’t do different things. They do things differently. Have you the determination to succeed? Are you willing to devote the time and energy necessary to achieve success?
Here are some proven techniques that will help you to achieve success and happiness in life.
The first step is to set yourself clear goals, to define precisely what you want to achieve. Goals provide direction to your behavior and guide your thoughts and actions to the desired outcomes. Goal plans enable you to go beyond momentary influences and organize your behavior over extended periods of time. Goals should be an extension of your values, your most important fundamental beliefs.
Specific goals are better than general ones. Self-chosen goals are better than assigned ones. Choose goals that are challenging but reachable. Write down your short term and long term goals. This will help you in establishing priorities and in deciding on the actions that you must engage in. Form avery intense, extremely vivid mental picture of what you want.