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If you want to be successful at whatever it is that you are doing, you need to do them in a certain manner. There are certain influences that you can inflict in anything that you do that will greatly affect the outcome. Here is a list of such influences that when applied to your undertakings, you can be guaranteed that the results will be nothing short of amazing. Whatever it is that you do:
Do it with pride
Be proud of what you are doing. Every action has a reason for existing, no matter how uninteresting or insignificant it might seem. When you do something with pride, you bring it to a whole new level of importance. You treat it with respect and gratitude when you do so. This inflicts your action with such positive energy, that whatever it is that you are doing will transform into something that is indeed worth being proud of.
Do it with confidence
Believe in yourself. Believe in your abilities, and that whatever that you are doing, you can do it well. To do anything properly, you need to believe that you can actually do so. Confidence is like visualizing that you can do it without a problem. When you do something confidently, it becomes easier and much more enjoyable. Confidence is the bridge between wanting to do something and actually doing it.
Do it with a smile
Ever seen someone doing what appears to be very hard or unpleasant labor, actually sporting a smile on their face and seemingly enjoying themselves? I see that all the time. I admire such people. Whatever it is that you are doing, you are doing it in that very moment. You have a choice. You can be miserable doing it, or you can choose to be content and at peace about it. Which one do you think provides for the best experience? Choose to smile, not only are you making your moment a more pleasant one, your smile will positively affect many people that cross your path, without you even knowing about it.
Do it with attention
In anything that you do, give it your all. Be completely 100% into it. Your focus and concentration can make a tremendous difference in the result of your action. The more focused you are, the better the quality will be in the end. When your attention is scattered all over, and your mind is wandering off, what you are doing takes the hit. Submerge yourself into whatever you are doing, give it your undivided attention, and witness it flourish into something that you can be satisfied about.
Do it with a purpose
Have a direction. Have a goal. Your actions should be leading to something else. Everything that you do, there should be reasoning and logic behind why you are doing it. Purpose is key to finding solace and fulfillment in whatever it is that you are doing. Whether it’s to accomplish something, or prove something, doing it with a clear & concise purpose will give your action meaning and presence.
Do it in full
Whatever you start, make sure that you finish it. What’s the point of doing something half way? You can’t accurately judge it until it is fully completed anyways. A work of art could look really ugly in the middle of it, but by the time it is finished, the beauty is undeniable. This should be your philosophy when you do anything in your life. Make sure you finish everything that you do. Doing everything in full is not only a great habit to develop, but it is crucial to ensuring that you succeed in whatever it is that you do.
Do it for you
After all, this is your life! Even if you do things for other people, do it also for you. As a matter of fact, everything that you do in your life, should be done with yourself in mind. A happier, more successful you can then spread that among other people around you. Everything starts and ends with yourself. The biggest gift you can give yourself is to do everything with pride, confidence, a smile, attention, purpose, in full, and specifically for yourself 😉