Jumpstart Your Success With a Positive Attitude

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jumpstart your success with a positive attitudeWhen you hear the word “jumpstart,” what comes to mind? Most persons will immediately think of giving your car a jumpstart.

When your car battery goes dead, you have to put cables on it in the proper areas and give it a jumpstart so you can drive the car again. This power for the jumpstart would come from another vehicle whose battery is fully functional.

What does jumpstarting your car battery have to do with success in business?

You may have goals and even have a solid plan in place to achieve your vision. Life is going along smoothly and everything seems to be in sync. Out of nowhere something happens that affects your enthusiasm.

As a result, your enthusiasm may begin to wane or you become fearful of the future. This fear creates a domino effect and you begin to procrastinate and stop taking actions toward your goals. You’ve lost your positive attitude.

Life sometimes hands you challenges that may be difficult to overcome. The challenges could be mental, physical, financial, or any number of other obstacles that can set you back and make you question your decisions.

A Positive Attitude to Jumpstart Your Success

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It sometimes takes a new and positive attitude to jumpstart your success and allow you to deal with these issues. It may also take determination to see it through.

At times like that, it’s more important than ever to focus on your vision, and take the actions needed to make it happen.

Success will come to those who meet challenges and stumbling blocks head on with the passion and determination needed to meet the goals and achieve the results they desire.

Strategies to Jumpstart Your Success

1. Choose to change a difficult situation by changing yourself and your attitude, recognizing and acknowledging the problem and possible setbacks so you can address them.

2. Learn how to turn those setbacks into opportunities by being able to see the situation with a positive attitude. Could you use the experience as lessons in the future for yourself or someone else?

3. Recognize that challenges and setbacks are a part of life for everyone and refuse to see yourself as a victim.

4. Keep in mind that success does not come without challenges. Especially when you’re adding something new to your business or life, it’s a high possibility that you will encounter challenges or even struggles.

Proper planning can take care of many challenges you meet. Just as you protect your car from a dead battery by making sure the lights are off and other issues that might run down a battery are addressed – planning your path to success properly can help you avoid or meet challenges with a better chance of success.

Even with proper planning, challenges and disappointments can arise. A positive attitude is what will help to counter any negativity in the situation.

Rather than worrying about yesterday’s failures, use them as a way to jumpstart the future. Learn from the experience and use the knowledge gained to help achieve the success you desire.

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Jumpstart Your Success With a Positive Attitude — 7 Comments

  1. I am in agreement with you on the strategy tips you suggest to jumpstart your success. I have found it to be part of my inner feminine power – it is a realy energy within ourselves that contributes to our outer success.
    Thanks for sharing your great message and inspiration.

  2. Yvonne, I love how you give us strategies to help with our “jumpstart” rather than just pointing out a problem. Great article. And the poster you used is awesome.

    • Yvonne A Jones on said:

      Love and appreciate your feedback, Kathleen. As you noted, pointing out the problem is only half of the story. By providing strategies and or solutions to correct the problem is the other half so we empower each other. We’re surrounded by so much negativity that anything we can do to keep ourselves and help others cultivate a positive attitude is helpful, I believe.

  3. Attitude and mindset are key components for success, Yvonne, and I love your tips to jumpstart one’s business after an unexpected setback – I wish one could use the same technique with the car battery. 🙂

    I find the journey back to momentum is easier when we take baby steps, one day at a time with 1 action at a time.

    • Yvonne A Jones on said:

      That’s solid advice, Vatsala. Many times the setback created a feeling of overwhelm and taking baby steps can allow someone to regain confidence and get back in the swing of things slowly. Thank you.

  4. My favorite of these tips is not to allow yourself to slide into victimness.
    We all need a jumpstart sometimes and this is a great list to help one get focussed.

    • Yvonne A Jones on said:

      Anita, I apologize for not responding before. Somehow I missed your response. A positive attitude makes the difference in our results and I appreciate that you especially liked the point about refusing to be a victim. When we do we basically give up our power. Thanks for adding to the conversation in a powerful way.

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