Success is something everyone wants, but some are unwilling to do what it takes to receive it.  There are no shortcuts to success, but there are ways of accelerating your success.

Here are 3 strategies that will help you accelerate your success.

1.    Learn.

American author, salesman, and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar said, “If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you.  If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.”

I would add to this sentiment that not only will no one be able to help you, but also nothing will be able to help you.  Our willingness to learn is the key success.  The most influential and successful people we are familiar with in our society are constant learners.

So what are you learning?

There are many ways to learn conventionally and unconventionally.  Reading is still one of the most effective ways to learn.  You may learn better through visual, social, or physical stimulation.  Everyone usually has a preference, but whatever your preference may be just make learning fun.  There is nothing worse than learning something do what to learn and learning it in a way that doesn’t suit your learning style.  Your ability to learn by expanding your mind is crucial to developing meaningful connections that will further advance your learning and success.

2.    Grow.

Why do farmers spend so much time cultivating the ground and nurturing the seed that they place in the ground?

 I’m not a farmer, but I would think that having a harvest would be considered a success.  Just as farmers are looking for a harvest, we are all looking for a harvest.  However, if we are looking for progress and achievements, we need to also make sure that we are taking the appropriate steps towards making ourselves successful.

Nothing in life just happens.  There is always a cause and effect.  What we do now will bring about a result.  The question is what are you doing to promote your growth?

3.    Go.

It can be quite hard to go if you haven’t learned and grown your mind.  The reason why the most accomplished people are successful has little to do with their achievements.  It does add to their body of work.  But the true reason for their success is their ability to act when no one is willing to step up or take the risk.  This is only possible after learning and growing has taken place.

American self-development writer and lecturer Dale Carnegie said, “If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it.  Go out and get busy.”

Thank you for reading this article.  But don’t stop with this article; start accelerating your success by learning, growing, and going.  Please leave a comment below or email me directly to share your thoughts.


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