What does “be the best” mean? What qualities distinguish successful people from others? Do you know? Check yourself! Answer the following questions and see if you have what it takes to achieve even the most ambitious goal!
1. ARE YOU AN OPTIMIST?
You cannot go to the top if you think the peaks do not exist, or if you assume in advance that you will fail. Optimists believe that everything can be improved and activities can be performed even better. It pushes them to be the best.
2. DO YOU HAVE A VISION?
Visionaries think outside the box. Their thoughts do not focus on what is important here and now. They see a bright future and what their lives will be like when they reach their goals. When they work hard today, they live for the future. Where the mind sets limits, they cross them.
3. DO YOU CONSTANTLY STRIVE FOR PERFECTION?
The status quo is not for the best. They want to experience the best and be the best! And this means that they also give their best. In everything they do, speak and think, they give more than others, striving for perfection
4. HAVE YOU DEVELOPED THE HABIT OF CONTINOUS DEVELOPMENT?
The best do not stand still! They develop at work as well as intellectually, spiritually, as well as in relations with others – on all levels of life. They are disciplined and “go deep into the water”. Personal development just doesn’t happen! People have to decide for themselves that they want to develop.
5. DO YOU LIKE TO COMPETE?
Imagine a race. The runner in the first position loves this feeling when he runs, and the rest of the competitors are breathing down his neck. This competition mobilizes him and protects against laziness. It forces him to be faster and achieve better results. And above all, it reminds him that the best are always in the lead!
6. ARE YOU TRYING TO BE A LEADER?
Someone has to lead, and usually the best is headed. People who become leaders are them because they want it. They want to change something in their surroundings. And they want to have the tools necessary to lead others to better places.
7. WHAT WILL YOU LEAVE BEHIND?
Leaders do not exist only for themselves, but so that others can draw on their bass. They build and create a world that will please people around them. They leave behind a deep trace that others will follow.
8. DO YOU KNOW HOW TO SET PRIORITIES AND IMPLEMENT YOUR OBJECTIVES?
Exercise and a proper diet determine the weight loss, so setting priorities and achieving goals determines personal development. Put your actions in the right order first – the most important ones go to the beginning. Then execute them! The best have some habits and live in a discipline that allows them to climb to the top.
9. ARE YOU FOCUSING ON RELATIONSHIP BUILDING?
Success does not come alone! Everyone who succeeds does it with the help of others. How do the best find help among people? They treat them with respect. People become the best only when they accept help but at the same time help others.
10. DO YOU SEEK EXCUSES?
When the best have failed, they can admit defeat and move on. They perform the given task once again, this time correctly. This kind of people let their actions speak louder than words. They stand on straight legs and work even harder after each defeat..
11. DO YOU AIM FOR “GOOD” OR “BEST”?
Yes, you can say “It’s good” and stop there. But that means you stay in a position that is worse than “best.” Many people think that if something is good, it is good, so it is enough. No! Good is our enemy because he stops us in the pursuit of the best. So what will be “good” or “best”?
12. DO YOU HAVE THE COURAGE TO DREAM?
While others live in a prosaic way – settled in routine, the best dream about a better life. And they take the necessary risks that will make this dream come true. They live according to Theodore Roosevelt’s words:
“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.”
So do you have all it takes to be the best?