Michael Jordan’s Steps of Success

As I mentioned before, this blog will be about my entrepreneurship journey and what I’m learning on the way. I hope this can teach and inspire you, to take action and follow your dream. One thing I learned is that knowledge is power, and the more I learn about success, the more I will attract it. My goal is to read a minimum of 40 books this year and so far I read 3 (I think I need to speed it up…lol). Michael Jordan Steps to Success

Reading books about success and watching videos have benefitted me so far. Today I want to share with you about Michael Jordan’s ideas and tips about success. Now we all know that he is a legend in basketball, and is net worth over $1 billion. Amazing! We see all of his success, but I discovered that he failed plenty before he reached huge success. Here is  3 out of 10 tips he mentions about success:

#1. Keep Working Hard

Michael Jordan was the first one at batting practice, early in the morning. At the same time, he was the last to leave. He was dedicated to train hard, because he wasn’t so good at baseball. I apply this to my journey of reaching success. This taught me that if I want to be the best at something, that I need to work hard to get there. That included of hours of perfecting my crafts, and understanding that the more time I put into it, the better I will be. If you want to be successful, you must continuously work hard.

#2 Ignite the Fire

Michael Jordan didn’t realize what exactly he had within himself. He didn’t realize his full potential, but through the process of finding out, he ignited the fire. When we take risks and try to figure things out, we will get the clear p

Michael Jordan's Steps To Success

Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan (45) flies to the hoop over the Indiana Pacers Reggie Miller and Mark Jackson (13) during the third quarter, March 19, 1995 in Indianapolis. Despite Jordan?s return to basketball, the Pacers beat the Bulls 103-96 in overtime. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

ath on what we want to do. Sometimes we believe that we are great at one thing, but then realize that our calling is for something else. You then realize that you are best at this new discovery then what you originated.

#3 Be Different

Michael mentions that Magic Johnson was his motivator. He saw how great Johnson was, but he analyzed him to set himself apart. Michael Jordan knew he wanted to be great, but in his own way. I see so many people that are successful and it inspires me. Now I see that I should set myself apart and use these examples to reference my own success. It’s okay to look up to someone else that is super successful. But at the end you need to be true to yourself, and the gift that was given to you.

Michael has more tips that I want to share with you in the next post. But for now meditate on these first three tips!

See you on the my next blog. 🙂