When one of the greatest football players of all time, Pele says “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” you have to understand that it is actually true.
What should I do to be Successful?
To be successful, no matter how much talent you have, you need to put in a lot of hard work and effort to reach there. Always be ready to sacrifice and remain a student at heart so that you never stop learning. The most successful people are those who can turn any situation into a lesson and gain advantage from it. One should understand that trying constantly with all your efforts and hard work each day is as essential as anything else. There is not a single person who has become successful without taking the effort and enduring the pain to try and get better every moment of their life. Sports persons are the biggest examples of this. Even after you become a successful person, if you stop striving hard to get even better, you are going to fade away and the success you had will go away.
One should understand that success does not come to those who are just going to sit and pray or hope for success. Success does not happen that way. To enjoy success and be successful, one has to learn to dedicate their life and hard work towards it. When we say all these factors, one has to practice so as to become successful. No one should get discouraged because every single one of us has the ability to do what is necessary and reach their own peak. Reaching one’s own peak by constant hard work and perseverance is the key to success. All the successful people out there are normal people like us who decided and concentrated on what they did and gave out their best till and after they reached the epitome of their success.
Never Give Up
Even when one puts in their maximum effort and hard work, one may have to face a lot of road blocks and failures. The difference between a successful and a not so successful person is reflected during this period in their life. Most people who do not turn out to be successful in life are those people who give up easily without putting up a fight. They lose heart and get demotivated when they taste failures at what they do. What makes successful people different from them is that they can never be demotivated nor will they ever lose heart. They are always motivated and try to learn new lessons from the failures they face. They embrace their failures and try to make a comeback with more energy than before.
Always have the mindset to work hard and try to learn something new in every moment of your life. There is no shortcut to success, the road is always going to be tough. Keep in mind the pleasure you will receive in reaching the success point you always wanted and think about how much you wish to be a successful person. Do not let anyone or anything be a block on your road to success. If many others can do it, you also can.
Written By: Govind Gopinath