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Success Tips from Warren Buffet

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Warren Buffett is the third richest man in the world, with a net worth of $47 billion.

Here, I shares his keys to success (one of them being that money, fame or attention is not the only way to be successful).

Buffet knows all about success– he was this century’s most successful investor and also named one of the most influential people in the world by Time Magazine. Here are more words of wisdom for you:

1) Have a competitive advantage

In this economy, it’s important to stand out from the rest.  If you can protect your business from competition by having an advantage (like low-cost production or a skill set no one else can offer) you’ll stay in the game much longer and be more successful as a business owner overall.

 

2) Schedule for your personality

Buffett really doesn’t like to keep a regimented, strict scheduled day full of meetings.  He likes to have time to do things at his own pace.  He likes to make calls.  He likes to call the shots and decide when he’s working and for how long.  When you get to a point that you are able to make you own schedule, do what fits best with your personality and how you will work most effectively.

 

3) Always be competing

The number one thing that makes a business fail is complacency.  It’s when companies start to get lazy and sloppy and stop caring about getting ahead of the competition.  If you treat your business and your work like every day you’ve got to be on top, whether you’re just starting out or you’re doing really well, you’ll continue to be successful.

 

4) Model success

When you want to be admired, simply act like the people you admire and you’ll find that nothing is impossible for you.  If you want to be successful, behave as if you are and people will believe it.  You should follow the footsteps of those you admire but you should also seek to be a mentor for others behind you.

 

5)Give unconditional love

Buffett thinks one of the most powerful things you can offer to others, in particular your children, is unconditional love.  It strengthens, lifts, and ennobles us.  We remember what the feeling of love is like from parent to child and we find that we are blessed when we give it willingly.

 

Please note: This is a reblog of this article published on inspiringnuggets.com last year. Happy reading.

Photo credits: Monimus| dollarphotoclub

How To Stay Focused When You Feel Like Giving Up

Athletes

The dedication and determination of athletes come to mind when I think about goals and life plans.

When we set goals, and obstacles come our way what do we do?

Just throw in the towel and move to another project or set new goals?

No! We keep running towards our goals with our eyes set on the finish line like an athlete would.

Can you imagine an athlete competing at the Olympics giving-up?

No, they don’t and the main reason is because they are determined and committed to their goals.

I recently watched an athlete compete and he sprained his ankle during the race. He had legitimate reasons to quit the race and nurse his sprained ankle but guess what? He did not, he kept running and limping with his eyes fixed on the finish line till the very end.

Here are two simple strategies to stay focused:

1. Think about why you started : Why did you decide to write that book ? Or why did you decide to go back to college?

When you feel like quitting, take a moment to reflect on why you started the venture in the first place.

Carefully think about how much successfully completing the task will mean to you.

What will be the impact of quitting on you and your loved ones ?

It does not take any effort to quit, you simply stop trying.

However, success awaits those who persevere and refuse to give up.

Remember : “winners never quit and quitters never win” – Robert Schuller

2. Stay Motivated :  It is important to stay motivated at all times, especially during difficult times.

” People often say motivation does not last,  well, neither does bathing and that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

Listen to people who inspire you and call forth the best in you. Look for and make time to read or listen to resources that inspire you.

Most importantly, inspire yourself. Think back on tough times that you have faced and succeeded. Draw strength from knowing that this will not be any different either.

Self motivation is the most powerful form of motivation. So look at your self in the mirror and say:

“My best days are ahead of me, I am destined for greatness.

I am not a quitter, I am a winner, I win always.”

Don’t give up! Stay Focused!

You are destined to win!