Last updated on January 12, 2021
Sometimes it seems impossible to achieve your goals and become highly successful when you get no results for your work.
And, especially we middle class go through it several times. Sometimes, we doubt our abilities, whether it’s for me? Will I ever achieve my goals in life?
Similar other doubt strikes our mind frequently. So, today’s question whether we middle-class people can ever succeed in life or we’re just born to work for others.
The answer is: Yes, we can achieve anything in life and become highly successful. But it requires determination and patience.
Most of all, you need to control your emotions because feeling sorry for “yourself” isn’t a good way to define yourself.
So, let’s know how a middle-class person can become successful in life.
1. Get rid of the general ‘Middle class’ mindset.
What is the general middle-class mindset? Look at the following graphic to know more:
Most middle-class youths stuck in this process, whether they like it or not. Sometimes, their parents forced them to get hired and work for others.
Other times, our unbearable responsibilities force us to give up our dreams and work for others.
First, you need to get rid of this general mindset. So, if you’re around 18-25 and reading this post – prepare your mind right now and start the work you have ever wanted to do.
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2. Fine planning is perfect.
It doesn’t necessarily that your plan will work in the future. We often fail to make a flexible plan for our dreams, which costs later.
You have to clear about your goals and always be ready for change. You have to keep looking for innovations happening every day worldwide so that you can make relevant changes in your work that could pay off better returns.
The next big thing is to stick to your plan and work hard for it. Your time is limited, but your responsibilities are too much.
3. Aim to grow a tree, not a plant or crop
What is the difference between a plant and a tree?
You sow the seed once and harvest it after 4-6 months and, after harvest, you again sow the seed and reap it after 4-6 months and, this cycle continues for a lifetime.
When you aim to grow a tree, it may seem a foolish decision at first because it takes 10-15 years for a tree to grow and, you get no benefit between this period.
But what about after 10-15 years. You can reap the fruits forever with little to no effort. You can also sell your fruits and plant more trees.
Similarly, you have to create multiple sources of income that could benefit you in your long-term life. It is the best way to divide your risk and keep working to become highly successful.
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4. Connect with similar mindset people
You can’t always work alone. You have to connect with people with a similar mindset who can support and work with you with the same enthusiasm as you do.
Why is it important to connect with people?
It’s important because of the following reasons:
- You can learn from them and share your knowledge.
- It divides the workload among everyone.
- You can discuss your future goals and create a plan.
- You can support each other during hard times.
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5. Become deaf and be optimistic
You have to become deaf to negative comments and to people who tell you that “you can’t do it,” “We’re middle class,” “You should look for a job.” blah blah blah……
Ignore such people, and keep doing your work. You have to be optimistic about your goals and future.
As an optimistic person, you have to be clear, “Your goals will take time, and you have to keep working without feeling frustrated.”
6. Keep your goals secret.
Initially, you have to keep your goals secret so that nobody can give their false and negative opinion to you because such negative comments will de-motivate you before you start your work.
The other reason is if you ever failed in your work, nobody will be there to laugh at you.
The next reason is, some people in our life pretend to be our well-wisher, but they’re not. They look for a chance to pull you down and stop you from achieving your goals; they don’t want to see you succeed.
So, keep your goals secret and keep doing your work.
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7. You can’t avoid learning.
Even if you have your degrees, you can’t avoid learning if you want to progress in life.
Learning is a habit that keeps you updated in your life and helps develop your knowledge and skill.
I prefer learning from different books and especially from the internet. I love learning from the internet because, here, information is updated every second.
There’s no place better than the internet to learn basics and even advance skills.
8. Think less and work more
One biggest mistake we make is that we overthink and work less. Thinking is a process that consumes most of our energy and creates frustration.
The simple rule is to think less, work more.
How to avoid over-thinking?
This post will help you: 8 steps to help you stop overthinking everything.
You can maintain a journal and write your thoughts in it so that those thoughts don’t swirl in your head every time.
It is an effective way to keep your mind stress and stay focused on your goals.
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Nothing is impossible to achieve in life. The limit is in your mind. You can do everything that you want in your life.
You need to discover your hidden potential and make the necessary changes in yourself and your work ethic.
It may take time to achieve your goals, but if you quit, there’s no chance that you could ever accomplish them in your life.
To become successful in life you need skills and knowledge and for that you have to learn everyday.