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  1. 1. How to Succeed<br />A Collection of Thoughts<br />A Presentation by Rajiv Bajaj<br />
  2. 2. What <br />Is <br />Success?<br />
  3. 3. "Success is the maximum utilisation of the ability that you have" - Zig Ziglar<br />
  4. 4. "Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm“ - Winston Churchill<br />
  5. 5. "Success.... is a result, not a goal" - Gustave Flaubert<br />
  6. 6. "He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much" - Elbert Hubbar<br />
  7. 7. "When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through" - F. W. Nichol<br />
  8. 8. How To Succeed<br />
  9. 9. "80% of success is showing up" - Woody Allen<br />
  10. 10. "Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit" - Conrad Hilton<br />
  11. 11. "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm" <br />- Ralph Waldo Emerson<br />
  12. 12. "Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it" - Goethe<br />
  13. 13. "You don't have to get it perfect, you just have to get it going" - Mark Victor Hansen<br />
  14. 14. "The secret of success is constancy of purpose" - Benjamin Disraeli<br />
  15. 15. "There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear" - David Mahoney<br />
  16. 16. "Do your work with your whole heart and you will succeed - there is so little competition" - Elbert Hubbard<br />
  17. 17. "Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. <br />Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. <br />Genius will not; unsuccessful genius is almost a proverb. <br />Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. <br />Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. <br />The slogan; 'press on', has solved and will solve the problems of the human race" <br />- Calvin Coolidge<br />
  18. 18. Can You Succeed ? <br />
  19. 19. "The only place where you find success before work is in the dictionary" - May B. Smith<br />
  20. 20. "Clear your mind of can't " - Samuel Johnson<br />
  21. 21. "Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing" - Abraham Lincoln<br />
  22. 22. "The man who is waiting for something to turn up might start with his shirt sleeves" - Garth Henrichs<br />
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  24. 24. Creating Your Future <br />
  25. 25. "You don't just stumble into your future. You create your own future" - Roger Smith<br />
  26. 26. "Knowing what you want is the first step in getting it" - Louise Hart<br />
  27. 27. "Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything" - Napoleon Hill<br />
  28. 28. "The future depends upon what we do in the present" - Mahatma Gandhi<br />
  29. 29. "You must be the change you wish to see in the world" - Mahatma Gandhi<br />
  30. 30. Overcoming Obstacles<br />
  31. 31. "Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal" - Henry Ford<br />
  32. 32. "The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces" - Will Rodgers <br />
  33. 33. “If you're going through Hell, keep going.” - Sir Winston Churchill <br />
  34. 34. "One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks" - Jack Penn<br />
  35. 35. "I always try to turn every disaster into an opportunity" - John D. Rockefeller<br />
  36. 36. Defeat <br />
  37. 37. "Mistakes are the portals of discovery" <br /> - James Joyce<br />
  38. 38. "Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely" - Rodin<br />
  39. 39. "I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom" - General George S. Patton<br />
  40. 40. "There is no failure except in no longer trying.” - Elbert Hubbard<br />
  41. 41. "The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: <br />Could have, Might have and Should have" - Louis E. Boone<br />
  42. 42. Dealing With Negative People <br />
  43. 43. "We must not allow others limited perceptions to define us" - Virginia Satir<br />
  44. 44. "Keep away from people who belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you too can become great." - Mark Twain<br />
  45. 45. Opportunity<br />
  46. 46. "If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade" - Tom Peters<br />
  47. 47. "Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises." - Demosthenes<br />
  48. 48. "The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes." - Benjamin Disraeli<br />
  49. 49. Hard Work Ahead !<br />"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison<br />
  50. 50. "As long as you're going to be thinking anyway, THINK BIG." - Donald Trump<br />
  51. 51. How To Succeed In Life <br />- Conan Style<br />
  52. 52. Figure out what you want, what you really want from life - your wildest fantasies come true. <br />Sounds simple yet most people do not know what they really want from life. <br />What makes you excited just to think about it? <br />If you want to succeed in life then you need to know what it is that you are aiming for.<br />
  53. 53. The most important trait you are going to need to succeed in life is DESIRE...<br />... a strong overpowering desire to have the things that spell out success to you.<br />
  54. 54. DETERMINATION. <br />Stick at it through thick and thin. <br />Do not worry what other people think. <br />Do not make excuses. <br />The only failure is giving up or not even trying.<br />
  55. 55. ACTION. <br />Or as Nike says - Just Do It. <br />Get out and give it a go - starting now.<br />
  56. 56. BELIEVE IN YOURSELF. <br />YOU CAN DO IT. <br />You can succeed in life.<br />
  57. 57. "Success is the freedom to do what you want, with whom you want, when you want, wherever you want." - Conan Stevens<br />
  58. 58. Acknowledgment:<br />This presentation is based on, and inspired by the article “How To Succeed In Life” by Conan Stevens.<br /><br />