Gaining self-confidence is very important. Read though this article carefully to see how to improve yourself for greatness.
Greatness implies having great importance, fame, power or success. It is the quality or state of being great. It is not measured by the material things one has but it is seen in one’s character and attitude.
A great person doesn’t see himself better than others or looks down on them but rather he has a good relationship wish people.
Both those that are above or below him, he treats them right, he has integrity, he is trusted, he listens to and tries to understand others, he mentors, motivate and empower others and above all he creates a positive impact in the levies of others.
Are you looking on to improving yourself for greatness? Then the steps below will be of great help.
How to Improve Yourself for Greatness
Below are steps on how to improve yourself for greatness.
Think about what you want to accomplish, this will give you a starting point. Think outside the box. Your foresight abilities can be helpful here.
Where do you see yourself in the next five (5) years? When you can answer that then you can plan for what you want to do.
Have a Plan and Act on It
What is that thing you want to do? Is it a business, a blog, a talk show etc.? Plan on it. It’s not enough to just plan but act on it too, don’t procrastinate, and get rid of distractions.
If your plan is starting a business, your goal could be to save a certain amount of money daily to start your plan, you need to focus on your goal and make sure it is met.
Push yourself to the edge, go beyond your limits, get out of your comfort zone. Try out new things, it might be difficult at first but press on, it will only makeup stronger and smarter.
You may experience some challenges but keep striving. Show me a risk taker and I’ll show you a man of greatness.
Change your Mindset
You may fail at first, you may be criticized but in all you need to have a positive mindset. Speak positive things no matter the outcome.
As it is said, no knowledge is a waste, you don’t know where you will need them so equip yourself with adequate knowledge.
Read books, learn from past mistakes, experiences of others, just anything to make sure that learning continues.
Have a Mentor / Role Model
This is necessary to keep you in check when you feel you’re losing it. Have someone you look up to and aspire to be like, they could great businessmen, motivational speaks, artists etc.
Then get a coach you can always talk to guide you. Remind yourself that others did it and you too can. Avoid negative people, they’ll bring you down.
Have other skills outside your plan. It could serve as a second hobby. Discover your inbuilt talent & work on it.
Make good use of opportunities that come your way, they come only once.
Take Responsibility for Your Actions
Don’t blame your mistakes or failures on others but stand up to them and take responsibilities.
Be Loving and Kind to Others
Be affectionate towards others, be friendly, let people be able to rapport with you. Serve them, let them be able to learn from you what you learnt from others by doing you’ll be impacting them positively.
Be ready to listen to others, you don’t know how many ideas you can gain from that. “You’ll never know how close you are to a million-dollar ideas unless you’re willing to listen.
Be committed to whatever you do.