From Ordinary To Extraordinary
- September 23, 2017
- Posted by: EduWings
- Category: Eduwings
Being extraordinary isn’t reserved for the rich, the famous, the powerful, or the privileged. Extraordinary people exist within the most seemingly ordinary lives. The difference between ordinary to extraordinary professional is paper thin as the results of athletes winning the gold medal and the runner-up is anything to go by.
Seemingly ordinary people, like most of us, have the potential to achieve extraordinary results, but we even don’t think to push ourselves through those barriers which obscure our potential and make a wondrous change in our professional life.
No ordinary person could ever predict the remarkable results that he or she can achieve through extraordinary focus, effort, and commitment.
All of us have an uncanny ability to recognize a critical goal and understand what is needed. When we think of it, We surely step up. We have to take responsibility, We have to perform the critical routine work. And importantly, we are not put off with the fact that progress is not so easy and will not come quickly.
How ordinary professionals achieve extraordinary results?
Most extraordinary results are achieved when the ordinary and expected steps are done a little bit better than in the past. Success makes itself available when:
– You are clear, passionate and focused on your goal
– You spend more time on the right things
– You do those right things in the right way and at the right time
– You continuously improve your knowledge and skills
– You focus on quality and results
It’s not that extraordinary people never fail, but they’re the ones who put themselves out there despite their failures. Those who are willing to reach for the extraordinary understand that criticism and rejection are the prices we sometimes pay for trying, that we all have fear, and that defeat doesn’t equal unworthiness. The winner of a boxing bout is not one who has more power or can deliver the killer punch, it is one who can stand in the ring for that extra second.
Success begins with thoughts, and if you have the self-belief that you can do it, you eventually will succeed. Extraordinary people know what they want from their lives and plan their approach accordingly making concerted efforts to achieve what they have in their minds. Ordinary people, on the other hand, continue stressing over obstructions and the impact conditions have over their lives. I can bet that if you keep thinking about success and do something to achieve it, you are bound to be there sooner or later.
“As successful people make progress toward their dreams, unsuccessful people make excuses for not having started.” – Bob Roth
The journey begins with a single step, it is not your feet that must move. It’s your mind. When you begin to see things with new eyes, your life will change. Don’t simply wait for opportunities to fall into your lap. Seek them out and accept their challenges. When ordinary tasks are performed with enthusiasm and pride ordinary people frequently achieve extraordinary results.