What is Success?
Success is such a broad notion, with so many aspects, mindsets and definitions. Here is a broad brushstroke look at what I aim for, often imperfectly. These are listed in no particular order.

Simply Successful Secrets from Grow Your Writing Business

Simply Successful Secrets

  1. Be true to yourself. Be sincere. Follow your passion. Follow your dreams.
  2. Be organised. Set yourself goals. Have a level of routine and structure that works for you.
  3. Surround yourself with positive, “can do” people. Keep learning. Keep doing.
  4. Care about yourself and others. Loved ones matter. People matter. You matter.
  5. Talk to others, and be open to new perspectives, information, ideas and opportunities.
  6. Keep your sense of humour. Be persistent. Be flexible. Be resilient. Keep things in perspective.
  7. See the potential in yourself and others. Inspire others and be inspired.
  8. Enjoy the little things. Work out who and what is important to you in life.
  9. Be innovative, creative and generous of spirit. Do something crazy once in a while. Laugh a lot.
  10. Don’t limit yourself. Stretch yourself. Try new things. Be a risk taker.
  11. Know when to speak up. Know when to back off. Know when to keep quiet. Listen a lot.
  12. Never regret the things you’ve done – only the things you haven’t tried. Go for it!

Back Up Plan
And, just in case all else fails, keep plenty of chocolate on hand.