How can you define a successful life? What are the measures by which it is defined? Is a successful life displayed by the possessions one has? Or is it merely a state of financial, emotional, or physical well-being?
Attributes for success - While all may not agree on there being a key or keys to success, the attributes of the lives of successful people have some similarities. Some of those similarities and traits include but are not limited to being; proactive, responsible, a good leader, fearless, sincere, honest, humble, and a person of integrity to name a few. And to become successful in life possessing such traits prove to be immeasurable. Although some may choose one attribute over the other or none at all, being successful in life is possible.
Be proactively successful! If you consistently wake up every morning and grab the horns of the day with vigor by accomplishing every task you set out to do, you are proactively successful! Whether or not you are a parent, raising successful children in society is a huge responsibility. A good leader may be one who lives a life that can be patterned after so as to show followers the way. Such makes one successful. Being fearless doesn’t necessarily mean you have to repeatedly face danger, it just means you have to be courageous when it shows up. That’s success.
Being successful is a decision! If you look at a successful person’s life, you will almost always see that they are sincere in some way, honest to themselves and others, humble at times, and definitely a person of integrity because they adhere to some type of moral and or professional standard. Therefore, being successful in life is not merely a prescription but a decision to achieve what you set out to do. And if you examine your life closely with the lives of other successful people you will notice some similar traits.