“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean
Attitude means a way of looking at things or point of view. Attitude is a reflection, our attitude to life determines life’s attitude to us. This simply means we shape our own lives.
Successful people have a good attitude towards themselves, they expect to succeed more than they fail. They expect more good things in life than bad. Our environment is the mirror of our attitude, before changing the environment we have to change our attitude. If you want something worthwhile, take the attitude that there are lot more reasons why you can have it than there are that you cannot have it and set out to do it. Fly after your goal or run after it or walk after it or crawl after it, whatever you do, just keep moving towards your goal.
Life will always happen to you as it happens to everybody but your attitude will determine how far you get in life. It would be impossible for me to estimate the number of jobs which have been lost, number of promotions missed, the number of sales not made, the number of relationships and marriages ruined by bad attitude. You can definitely number in the millions, the jobs which are held but hated, the relationships that are tolerated but are unhappy. All these happen because of people who are waiting for the world and others to change towards them instead of being big and wise enough.
Without a doubt, your attitude determines how far you get in life. Have an attitude for growth and see growth as a result of becoming a magnet that attracts good things not just waiting for good things to come to you. To see what attitude you have right now, just look at your relationships, job or career, these you have attracted. The good news is that you can change them but changing your attitude ‘magnet’ and attract what you want. You have so much power flowing at and through you, it just needs your guidance through your attitude.
Veli Ndaba is a professional and motivational speaker, Life-Coach and Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner, Author, Newspaper Columnist and Entrepreneur. To book him to help you and your team to unleash your greatness, contact him on firstname.lastname@example.org , www.velindaba.co.za and 083 304 9773