We’ve all know those people who never seem to get rattled and bounce back from their failures with an ease we think we can only envy, but that kind of mental toughness isn’t something they’re born with, it’s a product of their beliefs.
Geoffrey James at Inc. has gleaned eight valuable pickings from conversations with Art Morrell and Omar Periu that are perfect to try to work into those New Year’s resolutions to make 2013 the best year at work yet.
1. Today’s success can breed tomorrow’s failure if I let success make me complacent about staying motivated and moving forward.
2. I learn more from failure than from success. Failure renews my humility, sharpens my objectivity and makes me more resilient.
3. Goals that contain the phrase “I’ll try…” are self-defeating. If I want goals that truly motivate me, I use phrases like “I will” and “I must.”
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