Someone can tell you what to do and give you all of the methods. That’s what bloggers like myself do. Bloggers give their readers different methods that they can implement. However, there is a level of responsibility that is required by any individual in order to see the desirable results come in. In order to become successful, you need to be good at being responsible.
Learning different methods to get more followers on Twitter is great. It’s what happens after that person learns about getting more Twitter followers that determines the level of responsibility that individual has. Learning how to get more book sales, how to get more repins on Pinterest, and how to get more blog traffic is great. The level of your personal responsibility determines whether you are likely to implement the tactics to see the desirable results or not.
It is possible to lead a horse to water, but it is not possible to make the horse drink the water. This is where personal responsibility comes into play. After seeing how other people become successful, it is up to you to implement those tactics so you can become successful. No one is going to do this for you. You have to take sole responsibility for your goals and vision.
If you want your dreams to come true, then you need to take responsibility for your own success. You are the person who decides whether you will become successful or not. The amount of work you put in and what you do when you are putting in the work determines how likely you are to become successful. Personal responsibility gives you the mindset that allows you to get this work accomplished and achieve your dreams.
Like most of the mindset components that are important for success, personal responsibility is something that we all want to ignore. It’s easier to come up with an excuse and not do anything. It’s also easier to give up on dreams and work at a survival job because, “there’s no other option.” That’s a classic excuse. There are many components that make up success, but personal responsibility is the steering wheel. No matter how fully equipped your car is, it doesn’t go anywhere without the steering wheel.
What are your thoughts on personal responsibility?