Sometimes to be successful, we need to give up on some things. Some things you can give up today, however, some will take a bit longer to give up.
Things to give up if you want to be successful
1. Give Up On The Unhealthy Lifestyle
“Take care of your body. It is the only place you have to live.” — Jim Rohn
If, you want to achieve anything in life. Take care of your health first.
May look small steps, but one day you will realize that they are big factors in achieving success.
2. Give Up Small-term Mind-set
“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” — Mae West
All successful persons have long-term goals. They are very well aware of this fact that these aims are the result of short-term habits that they require to do daily.
3. Give Up Playing Small
“Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people will not feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone, and as we let our light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” – Marianne Williamson
If you don’t try and take good opportunities or let your dreams to become a reality, you will never achieve success.
So don’t be afraid to voice your ideas and also don’t be scared to succeed.
4. Give Up Your Excuses
“It is not always about the cards you are dealt, but how you play the hand.” – Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture
However, it is the only way that you can reach the success because excuses cause barriers in achieving success.
5. Kick back The Hooked Mind-set
“The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.” ― Robert Greene, Mastery
Successful people know that they invest an immense amount of time on a daily basis to develop a growth mindset, acquire new knowledge, learn new skills and change their perception so that it can benefit their lives.
Keep in mind, who you are today, it is not whom you have to be in future.
6. Stop believing in something magical will happen
“Every day, in every way, I’m getting better and better” — Émile Coué
Successful people know that making small nonstop improvement daily, will be compounded over time, and give the excellent output.
7. Give Up Your Perfectionism
“Shipping beats perfection.” — Kahn Academy’s De
Nothing will always be perfect, no matter how much you try.
Fear of failure often prevents us from achieving success.
8. Give Up Multi-tasking
“You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.” ― Winston S. Churchill
They(Successful people) are very much aware of this. That is why they choose one thing and then beat it into submission. No matter how hard work they have to do.
Being fully present and committed to one task, is indispensable.
9. Give Up Your Needs
“Some things are up to us, and some things are not up to us.” — Epictetus, Stoic philosopher
Differentiating between things that are up to you and things that are not up to you is important.
Focus on the things that you can do.Detach from the things that you can’t control.
10. Give Up Saying YES To Things
“He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.” — James Allen
Successful people know this that to reach their goals, they will have to say NO to work, activities, and demands from your friends, family, and colleagues.
11. Avoid Harmful Persons
“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” – Jim Rohn
There are less ambitious people, and there are highly ambitious people around us. If, you spend time with less ambitious people than, your average will go down to achieve success.
However, if you spend time with high ambitious people than you, no matter how challenging that might be, you will be more successful.
Take a look at around yourself, and check if you have to make any changes.
12. Kick Back Your Need To Be Liked
“The only way to avoid pissing people off is to do nothing important.” — Oliver Emberton
There will be many people that like that niche, but there will be individuals who do not, and no matter what you do, you will not be able to make whole market like you.
This is entirely natural, and there’s no need to do anything to justify yourself.
The only thing you can do is continue being authentic,
13. Give Up Your Dependency
“The trouble is, you think you have time” — Jack Kornfield
Too much web browsing and television watching is a disease of today’s society.
Unless your goals depend on either, you should minimize your dependency on them. Moreover, put that time towards things that can enrich your life.