The taste of victory is very sweet especially if attained through hard work. It improves one's self esteem and increases your desire to always be a winner.
Here are a few tips to help you become a winner:
Think positively. Do not let negative thoughts shut your desire to succeed. When you encounter hurdles, draw your positive attitude and react constructively. Winners never let fear, worry or even doubt guide them.
Have the will to accept responsibility. Always carry the responsibility of being and doing the best. Acknowledge mistakes or failures and learn from them. Do not use excuses but find solutions.
Persevere and persist. This involves never giving up. A winner commits to achieving his goals. Winners go over any hurdles encountered and turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones. Be ready to persist until you succeed.
Be willing to pay the price of success. This entails the will to work harder than others. If everyone else does something ten times a day, commit to do it a hundred times a day. Winners are willing to give the time and effort to achieve their goals.
Set up specific goals. In order to succeed, you need to know where you're going. Learn to work towards achieving your set goals. Have these goals as a constant reminder of the direction you're heading to.
Form a winning habit by trying to challenge yourself everyday. It's this habit that makes one a winner.