Everyone wants to reach their untapped potential in life, but many people have no idea how to get the most out of their natural talents. Instead of driving forward to success, they feel stuck and frustrated, knowing they’re capable of achieving more, but not knowing how to get there.
There are three main reasons people don’t reach their full potential:
Two types of fear exist: the fear of failure and the fear of success. To achieve your true potential, you must remember that failure is not the opposite of success; it’s part of it. Some of the best learning moments and breakthroughs happen when you experience failure. The fear of success, meanwhile, often shows up in procrastination: you put off doing what you know will help you succeed because, ironically, you’re afraid of success and the responsibility it brings.
No Written Goals
If you want to succeed, you must get specific. Setting vague goals isn’t enough—you must write them down! Goals that are committed to paper are far more likely to be met than goals that aren’t.
Trying to achieve your dreams in isolation is an impossible task. You must create strong bonds and connections with others if you want to fulfill your potential—it’s all about relationships. No one does well alone; we all do better together.
So, what do you need to do to tap into your unique gifts and talents and get to the next level of success?
Find a Real Estate Coach or Mentor
If you don’t have to be accountable to anyone, you can easily get off-track. It’s vital to find an objective third-party who has the wisdom, experience and knowledge to help and guide you. A real estate coach or mentor will cheer you on, make sure you do what you said you would, encourage you to face your challenges and keep you on track.
Understand Your Strengths
If you really want to succeed, you must understand your natural gifts, strengths and communication style and how to maximize those in your business. What motivates you? What makes you tick? How do you communicate with other people? If you have a deep understanding of yourself, you can formulate a plan for success that you’ll stick to.
There will always be distractions but, if you want to achieve your true potential, you have to remain laser-focused on your goals: keep them front and center at all times so you’re constantly reminded what you’re working toward. This focus will reveal skills you may not have even realized you had!
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Brian Buffini immigrated to San Diego from Ireland in 1986 and became a top-performing REALTOR®. He then founded Buffini & Company to share his powerful lead-generation system. Buffini & Company has trained more than 3 million people in 37 countries and coaches more than 25,000 business pros. Today, Brian’s a New York Times best-selling author and reaches over 7 million listeners a year through “The Brian Buffini Show” podcast. For more, visit buffiniandcompany.com.