5 Challenges Successful People Overcome

“Successful people see challenges to embrace and overcome where others see impenetrable barriers”- Travis Bradberry

Successful people face challenges the most but not allowing it hold  them down is what makes them a success. Maintaining the mindset of a successful person as beautiful as it may seem is not always easy.

Successful people overcome a lot of challenges but five of them are mentioned below:

1. What other people think

This can either have a positive or negative influence . Those that are successful will have to deal with the opinion of others, but overcome this challenge by knowing how well to handle it. With the ability to recognise when an opinion is useful, successful people know when opinions can be used to their advantage, or when they are simply a hindrance that should be completely ignored.

2. Age

Some say ‘age is just a number’. Most teens/youths who become successful at a tender age have to overcome the challenge of humility and respect, especially when in a position of leadership.

1 Timothy  4:12 Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

The verse above is what successful  people follow. Your age should not be a barrier to how much impact you make.

3. Past

Successful people accept their past but don’t focus on it. Some of them with a seemingly rough past find it difficult to live fully, but they decide to leave the ‘past’ where it belongs, on to the ‘present’ stage and hoping towards the ‘future’ stage.

4. Fear

In taking risks, especially as a business personnel, fear might peep in, but successful people learn to live above the fear, rather than allowing it overcome them.   If fear is allowed, progress won’t be made. In decision making, fear is left out to make way for success. Fear of the unknown is part of what they overcome.

5. Lack of motivation

If, as someone threading the path to success, you are always requiring someone else to motivate you before taking a bold step, your probability of being successful is low, because there won’t always be someone to motivate you.

Successful people accept the fact and deal with it inevitably. They do not allow it to hold them back too much. You can take this cue, and work towards being that successful being you’ve always desired.


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