It sounds like a platitude, but it’s true: act like a success and success will follow. That means wrapping yourself in the air of success. Translation: Adopt an attitude of success.
Your attitude says a lot about how you think of yourself and your business endeavors. Attitude could show up in a variety of ways. Just because you have adopted an attitude of success does not mean you look down on others or are haughty. Rather it means you have quiet certainly about who you are and what you are capable of.
If you are uncertain of your skills or your chosen profession, your attitude is going to show it. Your attitude is not just what you say but its is how you hold your body, your posture, your walk and, yes, your talk.
How do you project a successful attitude? There are a number of things you can do to at least project successfulness, even if you don’t fully embrace it yet. The following are a few indications of a successful attitude.
Positiveness pairs with an attitude of success. It is very difficult to have an attitude of success if yours is one of negativity. The negative will always show through. Of course, there will be difficulties in business as in life, but everyone doesn’t need to be in the know about it. Talk about your problems, explore solutions but have a chosen few that you cant trust to help you find those solutions.
Having an attitude of success means being confident of your abilities and in the skills you bring to any situation including knowing when you need the assistance of others.
An attitude of success means that you have the ability to make others comfortable. You put people at ease with little effort.
Gratitude goes hand in hand with the attitude of success. It is only in realizing how blessed you are that you can have an attitude of success. Realizing that you have been blessed with achievements and met milestones makes it that much more likely that you project an attitude of success.
Do not give in to defeat, even when you are faced with a delay or obstacle in accomplishing your goal. That defeatist attitude will overtake one of success.
Last, it is very important that you do not allow negative naysayers into your circle. Negative individuals will literally suck you into their realm. Negativity can be seductive because it is so easy to have a “can’t do” attitude.
Again, I ask: Do you have an attitude of success? What does your attitude say about you? I’d love to hear from you.
Have Faith. Until next time, continue to take steps of excellency and you will leave behind a trail of greatness.
Ashley Lounds Brooks