“I have found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.” Brian Tracy

However difficult life may seem sometimes, there is always something you can do to help you move closer toward success. It can be changing your mindset, from victimized mindset, to always take charge of your situations that kind of mindset. Successful people propel themselves toward successful outcomes. Here are seven unique mindsets they have that set them apart from the rest.

  • Risk-takers

Success demands you to get outside your comfort zone and be willing to take calculated risks. Be willing to take actions even when you don’t have all the answers, or even after you have made several mistakes already. If you want to be successful in most of your endeavors, you will be required to be courageous and operate outside your comfort zone most of the time. Sometimes all you need is just a little bit of light to take your first steps to enter your next successful phase, or to get it right this time around. Successful people are risk takers and with this mindset they have been able to travel far than most of us have, and achieved amazing things.

  • Focused

They are focused on their purposes or end goals and results. Many successful people are purposely driven individuals. They are focused on the need for success. They are focused on the reason ‘why’ they need to be successful. For instance; if you want to be successful and do exceptionally well in your business, you must have a really big reason ‘why.’ And your ‘why’ can be for example, to acquire financial freedom, helping people, and giving value. Even it may take you a few years to succeed; the timing will be irrelevant if you will become unwavering focused person. Successful people are focused individuals. And they always act with a purpose; it is one of the things that keep them going.

  • Confident

You have to believe in yourself and in what you are doing. It is a must even when you are only faking it until you make it. Sometimes in order to become a successful person, you just have to act like one first. Just model other successful people and what they are doing; take what is good and apply it into your life, leave the rest that you think it’s not you. Confidence is the key to get things done. When you lack confidence you will restrain yourself to go after the things you want, or the things you should do. Act as if you are like that someone that you admire. Act as if you are a business woman or man, and you will soon become one. Successful people believe in themselves and their capabilities, but they also believe in what they are doing, their good causes, their missions, etc.

  • Optimistic

With an optimistic mindset, you can do just about anything literally. Successful people are optimistic individuals. They are optimistic about what’s possible, what can become, and who they can be. They focus on opportunities and what these opportunities can bring them. These are people who can come from tragedies and still end up successful. They think big, think of possibilities, and dream a lot. They know with God, all things are possible. God is well able to help them achieve their goals, they just have to trust in Him, and take a step of faith. They always look at things on the bright side. And that’s why they end up being successful because their minds are focused on the positive outcomes.

  • Immerse in success

Successful people immerse themselves in success and they admire other successful people. They surround themselves with other successful and ambitious people, like-minded people, the people that they share same mindsets. I have learned that if you want consistent growth in your business, your career, and personal life, then it’s important to surround yourself with like-minded people who can lift you higher. Their influence on you will help you rise to fully tap and understand your potential. Life can be hard sometimes, but when you have a good company of people just like you who have been where you are heading, or who want to go along with you in your success journey, things can be much easier when you have their support and company.

  • Decisive

Successful people make up their own decisions and conclusions on what matters to them. They make up their own minds and don’t necessary follow on what’s popular or what the masses think or doing. If you want to be successful, you have got to be able to follow your own mind sometimes, your intuition, and take actions, make decisions, and draw conclusions according to what you find is the right thing to do for your progress, your business and career progress, and so forth. What could be somebody else path and pace to success, may not be for you, or also work for you. Success is about doing things right, making right decisions for you, and et cetera. So successful people usually know what they want and they take actions toward the decisions they have made.

  • Grateful

Being grateful all the time is the key that will unlock all the abundance you need in life. It will get you far in life than you can ever imagine. When you are grateful on what you have already, what you have accomplished so far, it will open more doors of opportunities for you. It will shift your focus on abundance and prosperity, and hence draw into your life those things you are focused on. Gratitude will propel you to being more successful, and one day you will look back at your past and be amazed of all the blessings, all the things you need to continue to be grateful for.

And there you go. My seven unique mindsets that you may consider to have to achieve what you want, and become more successful in many aspects of your life.

Published by Helen Majaga