Over time, I’ve come across nine types of people that have helped shaped the man I am today. It helps to have a few good people on your side, but if you can get all nine of these characters, your support system will grow stronger and stronger.
Keep reading to see if you recognize any of these personalities in your social circle.
When things get tough, be resilient. Have a certain mental strength, and take control of the situation. Don’t let it take control of you.
Try using these five tips to make it happen.
Being a big thinker is all about how you see yourself. People who think big anticipate the best for their future. They believe that those big thoughts and ideas can actually play out in reality.
The mind is a powerful tool, so use this piece of motivation to think like the person you want to become.
The best way to make sure you don’t run out of energy is by mastering self-control. When challenges appear and fleeting emotions try to take over, don’t give in to them. Save your energy for more meaningful tasks.
It’s easy to run out of energy when you really need it, so here’s how to stop wasting it.
You can’t succeed without doing the work, so you’ve got to choose where you put your efforts wisely. Here are two good questions to ask yourself:
Does it fulfill me and make me feel good? Am I happy?
The answers should give you a good inventory of your passions―and when you need to make sure you’re still on the right path, dig deep for your purpose with this motivational message.
Here’s the truth: You won’t get very far in life if you don’t believe in yourself. But at the same time, you need to have a natural confidence that inspires people to be on your side.
So are you over or under confident? It’s a tricky scale to balance. To be successful, you’ll have to position yourself somewhere in the middle. A person who is boldly humble has just the right amount of self-belief to go for everything they want—without an inflated ego.
Here are five ways to master the balance.
But if things don’t pan out, don’t make excuses—make a new plan. Lay it all on the line. Give your best effort so that you’ll never have to wonder whether you had a real shot at your dreams.
Before you make an excuse, use this piece of wisdom to refocus.
The longer you wallow in disappointment, the more effort it’ll take to overcome your setbacks. When you’re going through a rough patch, this is the motivation you need to push through.
That doesn’t mean things won’t get out of balance. It just means that when you’re beginning to lose sleep or family time, it’s up to you set things back in order.
When your life gets hectic, try these using these four tips to keep the most important things top of mind.
“Real leadership is about building other people and shining your light on them, not on yourself.”