The Best Tips Boss Moms use to Achieve Success in Life.
Your success in life depends on how you deal with obstacles, remove negative thoughts and add habits that enhance your life.
Below are simple tips successful moms use that you can follow to increase your success rate so you can become rich and happy too.
12 Secrets to Help you Achieve Success in Life.
1. Makes Time for Herself
Why is it so hard to focus on yourself first? Even the airline tell you before you put the mask on anyone else it has to go on YOU FIRST!
There is no way anyone can be successful without taking the time to cultivate and create that success. Click To TweetYou must dedicate time to invest in the things that will change your life in 2 folds.
Some moms explain they stay up late to get ‘me time.’ While others use time around children sleep schedule or while the kids are in school to get things done for themselves.
Whichever way works for you would be identified through trial and error? But, if you need quick tips then read Tips for Moms to Make Time for Themselves.
2. Pursue Her Passion
Successful women make sure they pursue their passion.
To be successful, you will need to make time for the essential things that would ultimately change the course of your life.
But it’s your passion that would drive you.
It’s your passion that would push you to wake up every day and tackle your life.
That passion will map out your route to success.
Finding Your Purpose
If you have yet found your purse, then you are limiting your growth by far. Your passion is the piece of you that differentiates you from others. It’s your gift and is a way you can make money doing something you enjoy while contributing to what the world needs.
3. Minimize Guilt
Guilt a feeling of having done wrong or failed in an obligation.
Someone, please explain to me why guilt is it so heavy?
Its as if anytime I decide to do something for myself I feel guilty. Especially, if the kids are not included or my husband has to watch them for an extended period of time.
You know that feeling…
The guilt that talks to you in your head. And guilt tries to convince you what you’re doing is selfish. That you’re not doing this for the better of your family, but you’re just doing it for you.
To be successful, you need to silence the noise. You need to make it shut up!
How do you ask? By creating a different version of the story and tell you the one you created.
For instance, say you would like to head to the coffee shop so that you can work on the outline of your clothing line. In order to do that you have to leave the kids with someone else or your husband.
Instead of…. saying maybe I should wait for a better time when everyone is occupied, at school, work. Or doing anything, so they don’t feel resentment for you not being around.
You tell yourself that you deserved time alone because in the end, a happy mother would be in a better position to give her family love, happiness and compassion. Or when you come from the coffee shop bring donuts and pastries home to ease the guilt.
Need more tips? Read How to Get Rid of ‘Mommy Guilt’ (or Daddy Guilt) Once and For All
“I don’t believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don’t judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free.” – Angelina Jolie
Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I earn a commission if you click-through and make a purchase. For more information, see my disclosures here.
4. Financial Savvy
Its one thing to be rich and successful but it another to stay successful. In order to maintain success in life, you must be financially savvy. Simply being smart with your money would ultimately help you maintain a successful lifestyle.
Don’t spend what you don’t have. You may want to use a credit card to get yourself something you had your eye on. It’s okay to use a credit card only if you can pay off the full balance, so you never incur interest or a finance charge.
Become financially knowledgeable. Listen to a good podcast to keep you up to date on the financial trends. If your new to this financial journey then read The Millionaire Next Door to help you change your overall mindset of rich, wealth and poor lifestyles.
Pay bill ahead. Getting out of debt as quickly as possible is the goal. Whether you have student loans (like me), house debt (like me) or credit card debt. You will want to get to a place of financial freedom. Need more steps to get there? I recommend Dave Ramsey 7 baby steps and read Total Money Make Over which is inspiring stories of people who beat debt and achieve wealth by following the Baby Steps.
“We buy things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people we don’t like.”- Dave Ramsey
5. Have a Work-Life Balance
We are all searching for the life where we can make money and be able to spend quality time with our loved one.
Moms who are successful in life make sure their jobs don’t consume their life.
Creating the balance in-between can often be difficult to achieve but with the right approach its possible.
Here are a few tips to help you achieve a successful work-life balance
- Organizing your Time
Simply taking out a calendar, color pencils and to mapping out your Monthly, Weekly, and Daily schedules could help you tremendously. Decide how much time you would like to dedicate to different areas of your life such as family, exercise, self-care, personal development, etc.
- Let go of the perfection Mindset. Once you start a career and have children, then the idea of doing everything well all the time becomes difficult. Let it go!
- Reduce the noise. As often as you can unplug from society and be present. Set up family time that has a phone free zone.
- Read 8 TIPS TO SUCCEED AS A WORKING MOM: TOOLS AND RESOURCES FOR BALANCE
6. Set S.M.A.R.T Goals AND Uncomfortable Goals
Successful Moms don’t only make SMART goal, but they act on them.
You should use your “SMART” goals (“Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-oriented”), as a motivational outline to where you want to go in life.
Don’t let the bigger picture paralyze your movement or completion of your larger goals. Instead, think and work like successful people, who understand the importance of goal setting is never to stop. Instead, you must continue leaping from one step to the next step until you land onto your goal.
By breaking your large goal into small bite-sized goals, you are likely to keep up the momentum.
Once you begin to build confidence in your goal setting strategy, then you should start to add goals that make you uncomfortable. Goals that you set so high that you have butterflies in your stomach. It’s these uncomfortable goals that bring success in life. To find out more about more read The Only Time You Are Actually Growing Is When You’re Uncomfortable
7. Build Positive Relationships
Feeling successful is more than being financially secure and in your ideal career field. Its also includes spending quality time with your loved ones.
A successful mom understands the importance of creating balance.
-Maintaining healthy relationships
-Nurturing Positive Relationship
8. Successful Mornings–Wake up Early
Do you wake up early?
Early riser has an advantage of getting the important task out the way long before distractions come such as getting caught up in the everyday hustle.
Why wake up early over going to be late you ask? Waking up early in the morning allows you to be more effective because you can focus on your priorities during the day. And be present with your family for the remainder of the day.
For example, if you have 3 very important things to do such as email client, schedule the next appointments and finish writing a blog post.
Then getting up early allows you to tackle those priorities and have the rest of the day to enjoy your family. Otherwise, the entire time you are hanging out with your family, you will be thinking about things on your to-do list which leaves you distracted.
Even when life is extremely busy successful moms find time to Meditate and Journal.
Keeping a journal allows you to write down the things important to you and reflect positivity in your life.
Many successful people share how writing things down bring abundance.
It’s the gratitude in life that allows successful moms to acquire more and give you time to meditate.
An awesome app to download to help meditate and practice gratitude is Calm. It’s peaceful and also offers guided meditation.
10. Successful Mindset
In an interview on Harvard Business Review, Carol Dweck explains how different mindsets can affect your true potential. He clarifies by stating, ” Let me start with a fixed mindset. A fixed mindset is when people believe their basic qualities, their intelligence, their talents, their abilities, are just fixed traits. They have a certain amount, and that’s that. But other people have a growth mindset. They believe that even basic talents and abilities can be developed over time through experience, mentorship, and so on. And these are the people who go for it. They’re not always worried about how smart they are, how they’ll look, what a mistake will mean. They challenge themselves and grow”.
So successful people grow. They are willing to accept change, get out of there comfort zone and learn from failure.
As a mom, you can change the same obstacles that slow you down as fuel to keep you going. For example, many may fear screwing up because they have kids that rely on them, so they rather wait until the children are grown to start taking chances.
Whereas, another mom with a different mindset may strive for opportunities and take chances because her family is her motivation.
11. Diversify Her Income
The more income streams you have, the more security you will have as well. To achieve success in life, you cant only rely on you 9-5 job. If something would ever happen to that job how will you continue to pay bills? With multiple sources of income, if one was to fall short, you will still have other mediums to keep up your lifestyle. Also, getting rich will be easier since each stream will bring in additional cash.
A Successful Mom understands she needs to diversify her income as much as she can. There are side hustles, and passive was to do this, for example, writing a book, invest in real estate, driving for uber, turn a passion to profit, or offering something to sell. For more ideas read 8 (Passive & Active) Ways to Diversify Your Income Stream
12. She is Resourceful
Resourceful: having the ability to find quick and clever ways to overcome difficulties.
I was listening to Tony Robbins on YouTube, and there were some things he said that made me think.
What are your limited resources? TIME, MONEY, EDUCATION, or LACK OF SUPPORT (knowing the right people, getting advice from other who been there, accountability partner)
Based on that answer: how can you become more resourceful? How can you use what you got to get what you want?
There is always someone who is missing something and still make moves.
Tony mentioned he grew up poor and with limited resources, but he was resourceful.
To succeed in life, you should stride high and reach for your ideal life. Create a life that would work towards success so you can become rich, happy and successful in life.
Tell me what things are impossible, and I will help you make the impossible—possible!