Why wait for the opportunities, if you can create one. Our biggest life regrets are not the things we have done but the things we haven’t done yet. Sometimes opportunities in life come only once in a lifetime, the sad part of it is when you missed it. In life, future is defined by opportunities, even the one we miss. The moment we fail to take advantage of it, our plans and goals can be affected. We might screw it up, but we mustn’t lose hope because no hard work goes unrewarded.
Follow these smart strategies to create your own door of opportunities:
The most common mistakes we make is we are not aware of our surrounding, that is why we miss chances of opportunity. We use our mobile phone whenever we go, playing and listening to music. I’m not saying to stop using gadgets, but too much of it is not a good habit. Having knowledge or perception of a situation can create us countless opportunity, we will never know if our mind stays focus only into the gadgets all of the time. Put down the earphone, use free time to meet people, maybe we’ll be lucky enough to make opportunities and befriend with a high-ranking personnel in your field.
Meet new people
Being aware of the surrounding can help meet new people. Meeting new people isn’t bad and having a good social skill is a plus that can help a lot to create new opportunities. Be confident and learn to adapt to society.
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Meeting someone new can change lives. Maybe the person sitting next to you is your future business partner or maybe be your future husband/wife. Life is so unpredictable and we will never know what is coming, don’t ever get comfortable in the way you live your life, always be ready for changes.
Don’t be afraid
Some miss opportunities are caused by emotions. Afraid of changes, afraid of what is unknown, and afraid we might fail if we exceed our comfort zone. I’m telling you my friend, being afraid is normal but missing opportunities because of some stupid excuses can really affect. Don’t be afraid, show them what you got. look at your mirror, say the magic word “I believe can” remember that you yourself is your real competition. Yes! of course you might fail and you may lose something on the way, but if you believe and try again i you’ll gain something even better. Opportunities are not for wimps, if you want to have a successful life don’t be scared, take the risks, be creative and try new things. The only people who never make mistakes are those who never try anything.
Perseverance and patience
Most people miss great opportunities because misperception of time. Time will never be right to open new doors of opportunities. Show perseverance and patience on reaching your goal. In this very simple way, you can create your own opportunity. But don’t be overwhelming, being arrogant can pull you down instantly. Just do what you have to do with extra effort and eventually your hard work will pay off in time. Challenge your limit, and remember small or big opportunities is counted as success. Opportunities multiply as they seized, take this step and surely succeed. Learn to have patience, it may take awhile, but it’s all worth it. Don’t lose hope, because hope can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If you believe that tomorrow will be better, then you are ready to face the reality of future.
Don’t Depend on Luck
There are people who don’t work but come with lots of opportunities, some work harder than others but remain no opportunities at all. Somehow luck is an issue. But it doesn’t mean you should depend on it. As people say if an opportunity doesn’t knock maybe you need to build a door on your own. For me luck is no accident at all, because we are constantly bombarded by the unexpected. Most of the time, we dodge unplanned events in order to return to our normal lives. We fear the spontaneous! Open your mind, explore possibilities and opportunities will unfold. Maybe if you really have the worst luck maybe you need a feng shui expert or pray for mercy or go back on step 1: Be aware.
Set yourself up for success, give yourself no excuses. Prepare for greatness because when you are prepared you make things happen.I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that. Rise up, start fresh, now make it happen.