Greatness is one potential that everyone is born with, but not everyone knows how to groom it to achieve greatness.
The fact that we are all born with the potential to be great however doesn’t mean that everyone will become great out of the blue. Greatness won’t also come to you just because you say you are great.
To achieve greatness, you must continuously examine yourself, inspire yourself, and nurture yourself to greatness.
Achieving greatness will take effort as you have to develop habits that will spur you towards greatness and change your bad habits if you have any.
You also need to make major investments in that potential and work consciously towards exhibiting the inner greatness you possess.
Here are some things you need to birth your inner greatness
A Visionary Mindset
To achieve greatness, you need to first understand the purpose and vision for your life; this goes farther than choosing a career path or a course of study.
You need to create a mindset and open your mind to the ways you can make a difference in the world because that is what births greatness.
Understanding what you need to achieve and dedicating yourself solely to that vision is what it takes to achieve greatness. You must know what you want to do and why you want to do it
A visionary mindset does not focus on doing the same thing everyone is doing but determines to do something different and do it well.
A Firm Belief
One thing that frustrates the inner greatness is the lack of firm belief in yourself and your purpose. If you don’t believe in yourself all your efforts will be fruitless.
You must be courageous enough to stand on your own, run with your vision even if it sets you apart from everyone else.
There are times where your belief will be all you have to hold on to, especially in times when your purpose seems hard to follow through with and you are tempted to throw in the towel.
Stand up for what you believe in and understand that you are strong enough to see yourself through to achieve your inner greatness.
Pursuing your inner greatness is a major decision that you have made, and it would require you to make other good decisions as you go on.
Every time you are challenged, discouraged or surrounded with different outcomes that would lead you away from greatness, choose greatness and stick to your decision
Do away with every distraction or alternative and focus solely on your walk towards greatness.
Strong Value System
Everyone should have some core values that direct their lives and activities and it is one that should not be compromised.
Your core values are what will keep you from compromising your decision and vision even when you are influenced or tempted to do so.
A strong value system will direct your behaviors, decisions, and actions and light your path all the way towards exhibiting your inner greatness.
Not only do your core values help you clear your path to greatness, but they also connect you to like minded persons who will work with you towards achieving your purpose.
Positive Goals and Habits
Good habits are necessary to fuel your drive towards achieving your inner greatness.
You must set goals that lead you towards unleashing the greatness that lies within you and achieve these goals as they come.
The best way to achieve greatness is to build discipline, set a target, and meet that target.
You should also develop positive habits such as perseverance, patience, hard work and self-control, and do away with bad habits that will frustrate your progress.
Understand the Power you hold
This is perhaps one of the most important steps to birth your inner greatness in its due time.
You must understand that your ability to succeed or fail is in your hands and you have the power to decide what happens to you.
Nobody but you can stop you from unleashing your inner greatness, which is why it is very important for you to believe in yourself and take charge of your life.
Your opinion about yourself should matter most to you and keep you moving even when the opinion of others might not be in sync with yours
You are your greatest influence. You decide how your future turns out, and you choose to channel the power you hold towards achieving greatness.
If you are ready to unleash and exhibit your inner greatness then you should be ready to take charge of your life and be accountable for your vision and achievements.
You must define your purpose, believe in yourself, cultivate good habits, overcome obstacles, and understand that you have the power to speak and act your inner greatness into actualization.
Take control of your greatness!