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5 Tips for Your Success in Life & Career

Success. What is success? Success is defined as the accomplishment of an aim or purpose. We all aim for success, but sometimes it can feel like we're just not doing enough to get there. Don't be discouraged, be proactive. Here at Resume.io we have created a list of our top tips for success. Remember; we're rooting for you!

1. Believe You Can Do It

No one can sell yourself, like YOU can. Finding success is largely about selling yourself. You need to convey your worth to others, by exuding self confidence. The most successful people in the world share the commonality that they believe in their mission and their self-worth more than anything else. When you are searching for a job, or striving to reach another career goal, you essentially become a product you need to sell. Learn how to market yourself properly, and others will soon be singing your praises too.

2. Be Determined

We have yet to meet a successful person who isn't deeply determined. If you have a goal, strive to meet it every day. Don't take no for an answer, and don't let obstacles or setbacks impede your dedication. Many people believe that very determined people also have a need to win. They do not want to lose. This can be a very healthy part of the journey to success, because someone who does not want to lose, often doesn't. Be as determined as they come, and make every day count.

3. Network, Network, Network

Successful people are not introverts. They understand the power of connections and they use their networks relentlessly. Success can be largely about who you know. Human connections are very powerful assets, that if nurtured correctly, can help lead to a great deal of success. Learn how to network within your industry. Join groups, subscribe to newsletters, and re-establish old connections from the past that may help you with your current goals. Find out what fellow alum are doing, and attend class reunions. You never know if the kid you used to sit with at lunch is a powerful executive in your industry. Be resourceful and find out!

4. Handle A Crisis Well

Nothing is perfect 100 percent of the time. One of the biggest determinants for success is one's ability to keep calm during a crisis. We would like to hope that nothing will go wrong, but in the event that it does, remaining composed during a critical situation will only benefit you. You cannot let unfortunate events deter you from your direction and sense of purpose. Breathe in, breathe out, and move forward.

5. Give Back

One of the greatest commonalities among success people is their desire to give back to their communities. Being in a successful position gives you the privilege to help encourage and motivate others. Helping others on their journey success, and helping them to find greater self worth, is rewarding in itself, but also benefits you in the long run. You create long-lasting loyal relationships when you aim to give back to those around you. If you are lucky enough to find success, then hopefully yo will be lucky enough to support others as they journey to find their own success. Being in a position that truly allows you to help others is, after all, the true meaning of success.

Joost
My name is Joost and I have been active as a recruiter for the past 5 years. At Resume.io, I share my experience, tips and the "secret" tricks to help you get a job. Do you have questions? Please send me an email via the contact form.