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Learning To Seize Opportunity.

April 10, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

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(ThyBlackMan.comThere’s one major difference between those who find success in life and those who don’t. Regardless of how they define that success, it’s about feeling that fulfillment for yourself. So, what is the difference? The ability, or rather the will, to seize on an opportunity when it comes knocking. There are all kinds of opportunity life throws at you and learning how to take them is the one real path to self-satisfaction.

Why you should be developing yourself

Opportunities don’t always come when you’re ready for them. That’s one of the reasons that so many people simply miss out on them. They have no stock in their abilities to they refuse to play. You have to be willing to take risks and to fail. But you should also make constant self-improvement a habit. Success.com/article/rohn-13-ways-to-improve-your-life could give you a few ideas of just how to go about creating a you that is more proficient. More talented. More confident. It won’t make you ready for every opportunity but working on yourself could give you the courage to go for them anyway.

Where to put your money

Of course, it’s a good idea to see whether an opportunity actually has the potential to pay off. Especially when it comes to money, you shouldn’t throw in with investments you’ve never heard of. Sites like Oilandenergyinvestor.com/2013/07/the-shale-oil-boom-is-going-global-starting-with-this-huge-deal-in-argentina/ should serve as evidence. That evidence should be the basis you need to decide whether or not a supposed opportunity is actually legit.

Who to give your time

Opportunity isn’t just about yourself, either. It’s also about the people around you. Not only the people who can collaborate with you to get the best out of you. But the communities you can give back to and the others you can help get the best out of. Spend more time working in your community and finding the people to invest your time in. Helping others to grow into a better life does good for us all.

When to break out

If we’re talking about professional opportunity, then there’s one thing that matters above all else. Upward mobility should ever be your goal. If you’re in a position where you’re not learning anything, where you get no chances at developing new skills, or there’s no career progression available, that’s when you should look for a new job or even starting your own business. As Forbes.com/sites/theyec/2014/10/22/what-you-should-really-look-for-in-your-next-job-or-new-business/, you should look for more than a regular paycheck from your professional endeavors.

What’s holding you back?

The most important thing to realize about finding the path to self-satisfaction is that you shouldn’t wait for it to come for you. You should seize opportunity yourself by becoming more assertive. Don’t wait to meet the right people. Network with them. Don’t wait for a good investment. Do your research. Don’t wait for a better job. Craft the role you want. Get out there and cut a path to opportunity for yourself.

Miss your chance, fail to grasp, put no stock in yourself and your ability to handle an opportunity and you will regret it. The barrier to self-satisfaction isn’t failure. It’s the lack of trying that really gets you.

Staff Writer; Charles Moore


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