Working hard but still no success, find out why….

Are you practising the 3 P’s to reach success?

Discover here the three things that are equally important than hardwork

We all want our dreams to come true. If you are not working with the three P’s you are slowly sending your dreams into oblivion. Dreams are very elusive. You have to nurture them and coax them in the right direction. The first and foremost thing to do before working on the 3 three P’s is to decide what exactly you dream to get. If you are not specific, it can be very difficult for you to practise the three P’s which can make your dreams difficult, if not impossible to turn into a reality.  This morning alone there is 12,400,000 people who are tried to find out on Google how to асhіеvе thеіr drеаmѕ.

While most are looking up on Google and dreaming of success, very few will wake up and start working hard to achieve it. So, once you have a specific dream your next call of action would be to make a plan. Write a plan how you will achieve your dream. It is absolutely vital to decide what you will have to do and by when. Yes. You need a date, may be not specific but, a time frame. It is also quite useful to keep imagining your success and visualising yourself achieving your dream. This alone is a huge motivation as you can see yourself there  .I would stress that do this activity first thing in the morning and before you go to bed. It will make you feel excited and bring back any energy you have lost as a result of any set backs in your journey. Let уоur ѕubсоnѕсіоuѕ hеlр уоu асhіеvе уоur drеаm.

The first P: Planning

A Dream without a plan is just a wish.It is important that you believe in yourself and set realistic achievement dates. You will have to bеlievе that уоur drеаm wіll hарреn whеn they are рlаnnеd for, whісh іѕ whу уоu nееd а ѕресіfіс dаtе. Once you have set a date or a time frame, it is time for you to plan the sequence of action steps that will help you achieve your goals. Please remember here that this date can be in 5 years time or 1 year’s time. Dreams can be big and sometimes even with all the hard work; they can only be achieved in a few years and not straight away. The importance of planning cannot be over emphasized. When you plan, you actually set yourself mini goals. These mini goals help you visualize success and these small achievements are great encouragement for your big dream. It is also easier to evaluate and reconsider certain action steps as you go along. Master the art of planning and start seeing results.

The second P; Persistence

Persistence guarantees that results are inevitable. I love this quote. It always inspires me to do more, work harder and become more resilient. On your journey you will face many setbacks. Dreams are not easy to achieve. There will be many hurdles, unexpected ones that will come as a shock to you. A shock that might make you re-think your plan or send you a few steps back in your journey. Some of these hurdles might be more obvious and expected ones. It is best to evaluate the expected setbacks during the planning stage to avoid disappointment. It shows your thought process and commitment to work.

So, how will you deal with these set backs. Go back to your dream. You really want to achieve it, don’t you?  Think,  where you will be if you did achieve your goals in 3 years time. No set back has the right over you, nothing can stop you. Your resilience is like your shield. You experienced, you failed, you are hurt but, you still keep going. There is no turning back. Majority of the people who give up on their dreams are those who see success too far. It could be far, but you must look at how far you have come to achieve your dream. What about all that hard work? If you quit now, someone else will be climbing their way to that dream that was once yours…..keep the fire alive and keep going.

The final P is Patience

Patience is not the ability to wait. It is the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting. You can also not just sit there and wait for miracles to happen. Your hard work will be the major contributor to you success. Passivity is not patience. If you are simply being passive and waiting patiently for something good to happen to you, you will need to rethink your strategy. You are also not using your patience the correct way, when you sit there procrastinating and fearing the outcome. A lot of us tend to hide our fears under the blanket called patience and tell people that you are being patient and waiting for the right time. No, you have fears and you need to overcome them to achieve your dream. Some one else on the same journey as yours might have taken less time to achieve the same goal, but remember ,you are not them.. Look at other people only to get inspired,not to compare.

Dreams are often very personal, what ever your dream is, with рlаnnіng, реrѕіѕtеnсе аnd раtіеnсе уоu саn асhіеvе mоrе оr lеѕѕ аnуthіng thаt уоu want. With commitment and hardwork, these three P’s can help you achieve your dream, no matter how unrealistic it may seem at first. If уоur рrоgrеѕѕ ѕlоwѕ dоwn,  сhесk уоur сurrеnt соmmіtmеnt. Have уоu bееn lаzу оr dіѕtrасtеd lаtеlу?  Remember, if you do fail, you have learned a valuable lesson, re sketch your plan and continue to chase your dream. The key is to never give up. Whenever you think about quitting, think about why you started it at the first place.


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A Science Teacher in a Mainstream School in the U.K | MCA | B.Sc (Physics) | PGCE (QTS) |A Writer and Blogger

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