The goal of everyone in life is to be successful. We have compiled 19 actionable tips to become a successful youth. Seeing that this 21st century provides a large platform which can accommodate young people who are success oriented, therefore, this article will go a long way in helping you achieve your desired success. Truth be spoken, to be a successful youth is not bread and butter. It involves series of steps and activities. After reading this article, i will guarantee that you are the next on the list of successful youth.
1) Do not forget your God: It is very paramount and important to know that God should be the number one in our daily life. Therefore, if you must succeed, you must not forget God. God is critical to our existence, therefore we must not run faster than Him.
2) Plan your life: The popular saying is that he who fails to plan, plans to fail. In life, if success must be achieved, then life must be planned. Planning help you take calculated steps. A life that is well planned cannot be distracted. Therefore, make sure you plan your life thoroughly.
3) Be focused: You must stay focused to prove that you are a tough minded and success oriented youth. After planning your life, the next thing is to stay focused to your plan. Pursue your goals with singleness of mind.
4) Work hard: Hard work on the path to success cannot be replaced by any other thing. If you plan your life without working hard, nothing will be achieved at the end. So work hard now to enjoy tomorrow.
5) Believe that nothing is impossible: There are lots of impossible things to people, but live your life as though nothing is impossible. Live your life with the “I can do” spirit. Those things that we claim they are impossible, it is still someone like us that will do them. Therefore put effort and never believe that anything is impossible for you. Mountains can still be surmounted and rivers can still be crossed.
6) Never give up: Do you think you have tried hard and you now want to give up. Try again until you have tried again and when you have tried again then try again. The last thing you do before you give up is to try again. In that case, keep trying again and in no distant time, success will come calling.
7) Read books: Reading people are always knowing people. If you ever see a man who is intelligent, check him well he is a man that reads. Therefore, on the pathway to success, many ideas are hidden in books and it takes only a reader to unravel them. Read books but make sure you do not read anyhow books. Read success oriented books like books by Robert Kiyosaki, John Mason, Ben Carson etc.
8) Do not misuse the internet: The internet poses the highest distraction to success oriented youths. Most young people spend excess time on social media doing nothing reasonable. Think about it, what do you achieve from all those long stay on Facebook, whatsapp, instagram and others? Chatting with friends and reading timeline posts only. Too bad. If you must succeed, then make sure you make good use of the internet, else the internet will mar you.
9) Be a problem solver and solution provider: One way of been completely outstanding is by solving problems. The most relevant people in the society are those who solve problems. Remember, problem solving or providing solutions can take you to a height you never expect.