How to Cultivate Success

“Success” is all what we aim for. Needless to say, only a successful person receives a praiseworthy life ahead. However, the magnitude of success desirability might vary from a student to a professional, the essentials to achieve success remain the same. Mentioned below are certain ground requisites to attain success in the long run:

Strive For Excellence:

Nothing can beat a person with an attitude to embellish his excellence. He, who transcends all the bars to attain quality, gets straight to where he wants to be. Remember, being good is not enough to survive the complexities of challenges. Therefore, be at your best. Also, when you attempt something excellently, the output is always on your side.



Think Positive, Carry Out Positive:

A mind drowned in the mud of negativity will bear no good result. A positive perspective to see the world even in the adverse situations describes the true essence of self-confidence.  Unless, you believe in yourself, there is no way other can snatch away your opportunities. Nevertheless, barely thinking is inadequate, reflecting your positivity through your work, can only serve you the mental satisfaction.

Define Your Goal:

A definite approach towards your goal is the only way to bring success home. Nobody can experience success if he is unsure about his own conscience. In front of you are many gateways, it is up to you decide the most desirable one. But remember, not every time destiny makes an opportune arrival. Thus, it would be an imbecility to squander away the opportunity in self-arguing.  Consequently, have a focused mindset and choose a worthwhile goal.

Desire To Try:

No journey can be traveled without the desire to continue. It takes courage to desire, when you have just experienced the taste of failure. But, the darkness signalizes the dawn is not far away. Bad phases do not last for long. Trying is much above the concept of the success and failure. Take a crack at succeeding your dream because if you won’t try, you will never know what your future holds.

Learn from Failures:

Everyone has bad memories. Only the true spirits can refrain his past to deflect his present. You too may have memories that you do not want to remember ever again. Documentation of earlier mistakes and your weaknesses to discover your drawbacks is an excellent way to begin with. Accept your failures with all your earth. The good thing about the failure is that they teach you. If you learn from your past mistakes, you would never implement it ever again in your future. Isn’t it a good news?

Skip Lamentation:

Whatever happens, repenting on your prior actions and crying over your fate will lead you nowhere. Leave the past behind because what’s done is done and cannot be altered. However, if you feel like crying, then you must and then just laugh them out, but never let those tears wash away your confidence and faith that are the only important assets left to you. Once I have heard-” Leave the past behind and press forward to new achievement”.


Channelize Your Spare Time:

Not the entire day, you will be engaged. You might get spare time as well. Cultivating those times wisely can bear unexpected result. And as they say,” doing something is better than resting idle”, be always committed to your goals. However, do not interpret those minutes with your exercise routine or entertainment hours because these things are equally necessary.

Be Self- Dependent:

Only you should be responsible for taking decisions for yourself. Relying on someone else to work on your behalf makes you parasite. Nobody can exactly extract what you want out of your life.  It’s only you, who knows you the best. Thus, take everyone’s opinion, weigh up the pros and cons and decide yourself accordingly. Self-dependency develops more confidence in you than you could possibly envisage.

Defeat Procrastination:

We realize the value of time, only after we have suffered adverse consequences of being late. To be successful, you must understand the value of time and importance of doing things on time. When responsibilities are not discharged on time, they accumulate like the heap of arrears which every time result in bad performance. The secret of success is engulfed around realizing the importance of every moment and utilizing it wisely before it’s too late.

Work on your Perseverance:

Perseverance is one of the secrets of success. It is not necessary; you will succeed in your first attempt. Sometimes, it might take more time than you have in your mind. When the things start to fall out of place, most of us give up without going for another effort. If you have perseverance as your strongest ally, you know tomorrow is always in the queue. Therefore, never give away the faith that keeps you motivated. Continue investing the effort because if you believe that bad fortune is holding you back, then perseverance is shrill enough to tear it down and make it navigable.

Watch Out For the scattered Happiness:

Success is a one-day term which requires days of effort. It will fade away as soon as you shut down your exertion. Therefore, to remain successful, you must keep continuing your effort to sustain it. Nevertheless, you should not only concentrate on travail. Do watch for those small pieces of happiness whose effects are extremely powerful and can inspire you to get through any roadblocks. While success is important, we must enjoy the moments that corner us.

Remember, never confine the word” success” only to the financial term. The term” success” holds within numerous horizons of  the human life and is an extremely elusive concept. Be it your professional or personal life, the cohesive force of all the above mentioned requirements product to success in any endeavor of your life. Finally, to instill new wave of encouragement in you, these lines by Emile Coue will be your guide:

“If you can persuade yourself that you can do certain thing, provided this thing be possible you will do it, however, difficult it may be.”



Nidhi Sinha