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One sure-fire way to miss out on a job is to show up at an interview dressed poorly. If you do this, the hiring manager will have a bad first impression of you, and you will probably have a very difficult time overcoming it. Showing up underdressed or with too many accessories on can put you in a bad light from the get-go. It is important to remember that, regardless of what kind of position you are applying for, you need to dress professionally.

1. Set Goals. By doing this you will be able to work towards success in a logical manner. Most people do not know how to find success, so they jump from area to area in hopes that it falls in their lap. And this rarely happens. Instead, you need to set goals so that you are aware of the direction that you are moving in. After you successfully meet and conquer one goal, you will then want to move on to your next one. After a while, you will see your self-confidence rise and your success increase.

2. Find inspiration for your goals. If you are aspiring to be the top sales manager in your company, look for inspiration from somebody who has been there before. Inspiration can often be found in the most surprising places. Many people turn to books in order to find somebody to look up to. This is a great way in finding someone to look up to that is already successful.

3. Plan out your day in correspondence with your goals. In order to reach your goals you are going to have to know how to get there. By setting out a daily step-by-step process, you will be able to reach smaller goals that will eventually lead you to the
big goal at the end.

4. Pay attention to your progress. At the end of every day make sure that you look back and see if you did what you needed to do in order to reach your goal. If you did not, find out why, and then come up with a way to solve this problem in the future.

5. Don't give up. There is no reason to ever give up on your goal. If you do, it is your own fault. By sticking with your daily steps, you will get to your goal sooner or later. The only
thing that can stop you is quitting.

6. Look forward to the end. By visualizing what it will be like to reach your goal, you will be pushed to work harder.

7. Think positive. You never want to tell yourself that you cannot reach your goal or that you are failing. By thinking positive you will always be on the right track to success.

8. Appreciate the opportunity. By appreciating the opportunity to reach your goal you are already halfway to the end result. Do not lose sight of why you want to be successful.


About Author

Kent Jacobson, a.k.a. "Mr. Success" is a trusted authority in the success field and provides valuable success information for free through his website at: . You can also read Kent's Success Blog to find more success secrets at:

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