Follow your Passion and Find Your Voice

Follow your passion, find your voice and achieve success.

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The following is based on the lessons I learned from Stephen R. Covey’s the 8th Habit. This book is all about finding your voice, or basically finding your passion, and learning how to follow it towards living an ultimately success life.

Stephen R. Covey is the famous author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. If you haven’t read it yet, check out my brief study of these 7 Habits, here. (Or get a copy of your own here.)

The 8th Habit takes it all to the next level and is all about finding your voice, or basically finding your passion, and learning how to follow it towards living an ultimately success life.

Here is my contemplation of the 8th Habit. Read on to learn all about finding your voice and learning how to follow your passion to have a life that really matters.

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How to be a Success: Master Networking

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One of the many skills that is needed for success in the world is networking. Our ability to create working relationships with other people, and within organisations of people, is essential for our success, not only in business but in our everyday activities.

However, networking is not something that comes naturally to everyone. I know, I for one am absolutely terrible at networking. I don’t like ‘bothering’ people and I don’t like having a list of contacts that I feel pressured to maintain. I like to do things on my own and feel the freedom of being self-reliant. However, lately I’m starting to see that I need people around me and I need people to help me.

Here’s the initial lessons I’ve learned on how to be a successful networker and how to network your way to success.

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How to be a Success: Have Successful Habits

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Successful people have winning habits, tried models of behaviour that ensure they win the small battles that add up to a lifetime of success.

I have begun to develop some great rituals and habits that are already beginning to transform my life. From eating well to doing daily visualisations, I have developed rituals that help me stay focussed and ensure I seek success.

Encouraged by the success of these habits, I was drawn to study Stephen R. Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

I recommend everyone go out and get a copy of this highly enlightening book. The following clips were also very helpful in gaining a quick understanding of the 7 Habits. 1) THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE … and 2) Version 2.

Read on to learn how successful habits can have a huge impact on your effectiveness.

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How to Prepare for the Future and Develop the Skills You Need

No one knows what the future will be like.

Some people are very positive about the great things that will come. Great technological breakthroughs are already changing our world. Many look on and wonder at the great new inventions and evolutions that could make life so much easier. 

However, for many the future looks grim. Many look on in fear as technologies steal jobs, as national boundaries disappear and as ways of life are challenged every day.

Whichever way you look at the future, to be successful you will need to plan for what it might look like and be prepared.

Read on to find out more.

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