The Un(Believable) Power of Self-belief

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Self-belief and hard work always earn you success – Virat Kohli.

Believing, believing and believing …. Self-belief is the concrete to the ridge of success. If a person is full of dreams and also having zeal to fulfill those dreams but there is lack of self-belief, certainly there are fewer chances to be successful. Self-belief is the key to motivation and way forward to get success in every aspect of life. Struggle and failure are part of life but willingness to get up again and thrive when facing failure in pursuit of success, is art of life.

Now talking about business, here also self-belief plays pivotal role for any business to be efficacious. Especially if you are a business owner and entrepreneur, somewhere in your whole journey you would have faced failure or experienced a loss. It may not be due to bad luck or lack of hard work, it’s all part and parcel of the work, as success and failure are two sides of the same coin. When failure comes and your self-belief is strong, no failure would be able to defeat you. The one who can save you is yourself. But what do believing in self does for you? There are several advantages that you can achieve, which in turn facilitate getting the results you wanted.

  • Self-belief helps you see opportunities
  • Self-belief facilitates finding creative solutions
  • Self-belief stimulates action and persistence 
  • Self-belief makes others more responsive

In reality many of you want to develop and realize the amazing power of self-belief, but unfortunately it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. This leads us to a question, How to develop self-belief? These are four ways to develop self-belief that work absolutely well.

  • Set realistic but courageous goals:

Sometimes when we set whimsically high goals and we try to achieve them, we fail and our self-belief tumbles. We demand too much, too fast, and it sometimes backfires. Due to unrealistic goals, we end up having no goals at all as we have lost faith in ourselves. So set realistic goals and have courage to fulfill them.

  • Learn to see your accomplishments:

Do you ever count your achievements or do you obsess about all your failures? If you focus on setbacks, all you see is failures, which means that you don’t believe in yourself. You need to look retrospectively, spend some time in self-realization and considering yourself too, so that your business flourishes along with your self -belief.

  • Don’t Compare yourself:

Half of the battle is lost, once you start comparing yourself to others as comparison is an act of violence against the self. You may never know the environment, conditions or situations other face. Comparison shatters your personality and sabotages self-esteem. So better to follow your dreams and pave your own path to fulfill them. Keep busy with meaningful tasks and challenges and you would not have time for making futile comparisons.

  • Cultivate yourself:

Always try to develop, motivate yourself and be a lifelong learner as it was said by Albert Einstein “once you stop learning, you start dying”. Learning will surely boost your self-belief in tremendous way. After all, self-belief is a reflection of how good you are at handling the various aspects of life.

Last but not the least, believe in yourself and let others believe in you too. Don’t hesitate, as you are the only creator of your success story. Following all these tips, steadily improves you self-belief, which makes you more confident, motivated and focused towards your dream by using mind and soul in a constructive way.

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