Principles for Success Alexandria VA

If you want to change your life in any area, there are five keys tosucceeding at the highest level that will not only create the change youwant to make, but also make that change sustainable and lasting.

Alexandria SBDC
(703) 778-1292
801 North Fairfax Street Suite 402
Alexandria, VA
 
DC SBDC at the DC Chamber of Commerce
(202) 624-0610
1213 K Street, NW
Washington, DC
 
DC SBDC at the Howard University School of Business GADGET Center
(202) 319-1393
2800 Georgia Ave., NW
Washington, DC
 
District of Columbia SBDC
(202) 806-1550
2600 6th Street, N.W., Room 128
Washington, DC
 
Mason SBDC
(703) 277-7747
4031 University Drive, Suite 200
Fairfax, VA
 
SBDC at CBP
(703) 768-1440
7001 Loisdale Road, Suite C
Springfield, VA
 
DC SBDC at the Anacostia Economic Development Corporation (AEDC)
(202) 889-5090
2021 M.L.K. Ave, SE
Washington, DC
 
DC SBDC at The University of the District of Columbia (UDC)
(202) 274-7030
4340 Connecticut Ave, NW 5th Floor
Washington, DC
 
DC SBDC at the DC Chamber of Commerce Business Resource Center
(202) 545-0220
7059 Blair Road, NW
Washington, DC
 
Virginia SBDC
(703) 277-7727
4031 University Drive, Suite 200
Fairfax, VA
 

Principles for Success

Have you ever had an area of your life you wanted to change, and youwere committed to making that change, but you still didn’t do it? Whydoes this happen? Is it because you don’t know how? Are there circumstancesthat prevent you from making that change?

While we can come up with a variety of reasons why we don’t followthrough on what we say we want to do, inevitably it boils down to ourmindset. Eighty percent of success in anything is psychology, and only20 percent is mechanics. Most people know enough to get the job done, but they’re not doing it because their psychology is not in sync withtheir goals.

If you want to change your life in any area, there are five keys tosucceeding at the highest level that will not only create the change youwant to make, but also make that change sustainable and lasting.

1. Raise Your Standards

While this may sound like a tired old thought process, none of us whoare honest can deny the truth that changes do not last long term untilthey become a part of our identity, until we literally begin to see them asthe standard we live by. Raising your standards truly means turning yourshoulds into musts. Everyone has a list of shoulds: ‘I should spend moretime with my kids.’ ‘I should spend more time with a business plan.’ ‘Ishould lose some weight.’ I should, I should, I should. People don’t actuallychange.

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