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limitations, but keep on choosing to believe that anything
is possible. It is not what life hands you that is
important, but how you respond to it that makes the
2.Become a life long learner
Successful people keep themselves up to date with
information, which allows them to be on cutting edge in
their field of influence. As human knowledge has vastly
increased, and is more accessible than ever before, so a
commitment to life long learning is an important key to
success. Making this a daily habit builds a solid foundation
for positive growth. Many successful people are committed to
reading at least one book every week. If you give one hour a
day towards something you would really like to learn or
accomplish in your life, it adds up to 365 hours a year!
Significant changes can happen in that amount of time. Using
throw away time usefully is also a good exercise, for
example listening to an audio tape or CD when traveling in
the car. To grow beyond better, purposely schedule into your
day time devoted to improving your mind, increasing your
skills and consciously make decision to assimilate and
apply what you learn.
3.Keep good company.
Surround yourself with positive people. It is so easy to be
affected by negativity, and drawn into that way of thinking.
Make a point to mix with people who encourage you, inspire
you and believe in you. Keep company with people who
energize you towards reaching your goals. You tend to become
like people you spend most time with.
Jim Rohn, a successful author and self-made millionaire
"You are average of five people you spend most
Increase time you spend with positive successful people,
and spend less time with those who have a negative influence
on you, who decrease your self confidence and create
Look for new opportunities to mix with successful people.
Observe and learn from their attitudes and lifestyle, and
adopt and adapt things that might work in your life and
Barbara White of Beyond Better Development, speaks and writes with a passion to inspire and empower people in their journey of personal growth towards the excellence in life that they aspire to. This article is extracted from her newsletter, Growing Beyond Better. If you would like to receive this free newsletter regularly, you can subscribe at her website www.livnigbeyondbetter.com