20 Things To Remember To Make 2020 a Complete Success

1. Make each day a non-zero day.

Commit to doing something that makes each day a success or brings you one step closer to your goals.

“We all get the exact same 365 days. The only difference is what we do with them.” — Hillary DePiano

2. Believe you can do it

As clique as that sounds, allowing yourself to have the confidence it takes to do tough things is crucial to your success.

“The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.” ~ Dennis Waitley

3. Don’t Procrastinate

“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today.” ~ Nolan Bushnell

4. Think about where your actions are taking you

“It is not enough to be busy… The question is: what are we busy about?” ~ Henry David Thoreau

5. Commit to organization and scheduling

“The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” ~ Stephen Covey

6. Use your time wisely

“Do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

7. Prioritize

“Think of many things; do one.” ~ Portuguese proverb

8. Do what you enjoy

“If you are interested in balancing work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead, make your work more pleasurable.” ~ Donald Trump

9. Focus your efforts on what is important to you

“If there are nine rabbits on the ground, if you want to catch one, just focus on one.” ~ Jack Ma

10. Don’t be afraid of failure

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing” ~ George Bernard Shaw

11. Work hard

“There is no substitute for hard work.” ~ Thomas Edison

12. Avoid perfection

“The perfect is the enemy of the good.” ~ Voltaire

13. Say no to unnecessary things

“If you commit to giving more time than you have to spend, you will constantly be running from time debt collectors.” ~ Elizabeth Grace Saunders

14. Don’t give up

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. — Albert Einstein

15. Be patient with yourself and others

How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees? — William Shakespeare

16. The small things matter

“Great acts are made up of small deeds.” — Lao Tzu

17. Do what you’re passionate about

“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” — Oprah Winfrey

18. Learn from whatever comes your way

“Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.” — John Wayne

19. Hone excellent habits

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” — Will Durant

20. Try Something new in the New Year

“Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ’em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.” Theodore Roosevelt


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