Let me paraphrase a world-renowned Stanford University psychologist in the fields of personality, social psychology, and developmental psychology.
Books with titles such as Seven Secrets of Successful People often contain disconnected pointers such as “Take more risks” or “Think Positive”, “Believe in yourself”, “Work Smarter” and just about every other successpiration you’ll see online, but its never clear how these things connect, not to mention, how to become that way.
So, you may feel inspired for a hot minute then you’re right back to your normal-self all-the-while successful people still hold their secrets.
Whatever it is that you want to call success, it begins with changing your mind.
Success is a state of mind, not an adjective. The ability to change your mind is probably one of the best life skills to develop. We should never hold any position so closely that we aren’t willing to change it.