Success doesn’t always come easy; it takes a lot of hard work and perseverance. Many people are often looking for productivity shortcuts in order to gain more success. According to this infographic by American Express’ OPEN forum, you can actually train your mind to be more successful in just five easy steps.

Step one explains how using repetition and visualization can help you to quickly learn a new skill, because your brain cannot tell the difference between you doing something or actually visualizing it.

Step two, which states that keeping your mouth shut will help you to better achieve your goals, really hits close to home. I know someone personally who often does not achieve a goal after talking about it repeatedly. As the infographic states, “when you tell someone your goal, you are less like to do the work to realize that goal.” Therefore, it’s better to keep it to yourself.

Keep on reading below to find out more about the other three steps. Step three explains why it’s important to smile, even if it’s forced. Step four tells why it’s important to understand emotional pain so that you can develop empathy towards other. Finally, step five shows how to do “the clear button” exercise in order to help lower your stress levels.

After going through this infographic and learning how to empower your mind to become successful, do you plan on using this tips in your everyday life? Which tip do you find the most helpful?

The Power of the Mind: 5 Ways Brain Research Can Help Your Business | OPEN Forum

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