Isn’t the ultimate question as students, will we become successful? This question can create excitement as well as fear because luck is a major factor for success, and by definition is unpredictable. However, we can influence the odds. In this article, we will look over 3 attitudes to prepare yourself for a successful life.
The increasing amount of graduate students on the job market is a striking example of a market factor in the origins of economic fluctuations on the job market. In fact, the immediate value of the degree is decreased in times where experience is leading the market. Therefore, anticipating, analyzing and acting accordingly to the changes in the market will make you stand out. In addition, any demanding job interviews ask for this quality because as we saw, rules change really quickly in this game we are playing, especially in the business world. In my experience, imagining my behaviors in different scenarios and having set a plan b helped me control fear of the unknown as well. Also encouraging yourself to be adaptable gives you more confidence and optimism necessary in the process of becoming successful.
According to Toulouse Business School professor, Olivier Rivère, being creative is a necessity to thrive during ups and downs in any career. In fact, creativity has helped him turn his career around when he couldn’t find a job in the corporate world and become an entrepreneur. You might never have to go through this experience but creativity will make you stand out from others because it strengthens your adaptability skills.
In addition to being creative, being open-minded is the open door to opportunities. According to Ted Talk speaker and scientist, Anab Jain, being able to envision different futures will trigger success. She explains that imagination of different plausible futures intangible details encourages the achievements of greater goals. The projection into the late gives anyone the motivation to pursue large goals because creativity and imagination make you feel like they are possible.
Become comfortable with yourself
When I look at successful politicians, CEOs, athletes or movie stars, I find a common denominator, their faith in themselves. One conclusion can be drawn, they have prepared for their success! Scientists have shown that success happening when you have prepared yourself to be successful.by a regular practice of mindfulness. Telling oneself that they will become successful at what they do in a repetitive manner will increase the odds of seeing it happening because you will start believing it will happen.
In the book thinking fast and slow, by Daniel Kahneman, the author highlights our responsibility for your beliefs. Creating and maintaining a positive practice for setting our mind for success is our sole responsibility.
Being successful is adapting to changing external environment to be and being able to project ourselves in different futures by strengthening adaptability skills and preparing your mind for success so that when the moment of opportunity comes, you are ready to take it.
So often, I made the mistakes to believe that material success is the end goal. It only makes sense to achieve it so that you can focus on what’s really important (Oprah Winfrey). Success is first and foremost, feeling fully comfortable with yourself. become successful by being happy.
Is there another future you would imagine for yourself?
What could you do to bypass obstacles in your industry that no one else is doing?