In order to develop the abilities given to us by nature, to fully reveal our potential and develop our abilities, you need to understand in time what our soul is for and begin to act.You must have heard the expression “Build talent in the ground.” Do you know where it went from?
From the biblical parable
When leaving for another country, the master called his slaves and distributed several gold coins to them – “talents”: the first – 5, the second – 2, and the third – 1. The first two slaves invested this money into the business and as a result doubled their number. And the third slave was frightened and hid his talent in the ground. This parable teaches how important it is to use your abilities and resources while developing and multiplying them. How to do it? The the goldmine effect really works there.
Find your calling
First you need to think about your abilities and understand what your soul is for. This will help you psychological tests. Try to answer a few questions:
- What really fascinates you?
- What do you do with pleasure?
- What is easiest for you?
A clue can be a favorite school subject, a hobby or some business that you want to do. By the way, not always people who have natural inclinations to something, achieve success in this. For example, perfect hearing is not a guarantee of success in the musical field. It is not enough to have talent, it is important to constantly work on its development.
Specify your goal
Now it’s time to set an exact goal. What will you consider success? What will be your failure?
There are 5 basic rules that should be followed when setting a goal.
The goal must be:
- positive (to answer the question: “What do I want?”),
- achievable in-house,
- safe for others,
- specific (to the smallest details),
- have a clear result.
Choose a mentor
When you decide on the area of your development, it is worthwhile to find an assistant. You can contact a teacher or a specialist who will guide you, but this is not necessary. On the Internet there are many resources for self-education, a lot of interesting lessons and ideas. A video tutorial, a useful book or a group on a social network can be a peculiar mentor.
Find like-minded people
A good incentive for development is communication with like-minded people with whom you can share experiences and seek advice. This could be a hobby group, an online forum, or just a group of friends. But at the same time, compare your achievements only with your previous successes, and not with the results of your friends. Let their success be additional motivation for you, but not a reason for self-blame.
Do not be afraid of mistakes
Success does not come instantly. Usually on the way to the goal, you just need to make a series of trial and error. Therefore, remember the golden rule: do not be afraid of mistakes, they are part of the way to the top.