Of course, soaking in the opportunities of each day in the moment is important, but you also must remember that you’re working to build a better future for yourself too. Following some tips can help you to keep the future in focus.
1. If you can envision a goal, you can make that goal happen. Do not think of your goals as impossible. If you can see it, you can do it.
2. Keep in mind that even if you don’t believe in fate, you can still find a reason in everything that happens. Sometimes, a failure occurs, but this failure can set you up for a greater success.
3. Plans are not always going to go how you want them to. When you encounter snafus, keep your confidence up.
4. Set up a system of rewards for yourself. When you hit certain milestones or achieve specific accomplishments, you can take yourself out for a nice meal or purchase a new outfit.
5. If you make a mistake, learn from it. Forgive yourself for the mistake so that you can move forward.
6. You’re going to encounter some challenges along the way. Instead of backing down, see these challenges as opportunities for growth and learning.
7. Learn to trust yourself. You are smart, and you have strong abilities. You have the necessary tools to make the right decisions.
8. Don’t let anything get in the way of your goal. You may very well need to learn how to decline events and invitations that could impede your progress.
9. Make sure that the people around you support your goals. You don’t need negative energy in your life.
10. Look to industry leaders when you need some extra motivation. Remember that achieving your goals is a reality.
11. Go to industry events. Make networking a primary goal. Through Empower meetings and other opportunities, you can build up your contacts.
12. Learning is an important part of the journey. Share your knowledge with others so that they can learn as well.
13. Take time to enjoy the journey that you’re on. Also, delight in the company of the people who are on the road with you.
14. If you know others who can benefit from Empower, tell them about the amazing opportunities that await them.