Methods & Principles for Lifelong Success
Taught by Sarah Rapp
Learn success tips and best practices from one of the world’s primer leadership organizations.
In this course, JA Alumni Europe President Sarah Rapp outlines her organization’s principles for lifelong success and how they can be applied to help you achieve whatever goals you set for yourself. These principles are supplemented with stories and advice from other JA alumnus who have used the content in this course to overcome their own challenges.
Principles for Lifelong Success includes in-depth examinations of concepts like persistence, inspired action, responsibility, and self-efficacy, as well as general advice for how to be your best self. With this course, you’ll learn to persevere, and get clued into the best practices of some of the world’s most successful leaders. With the organization’s more than 100 years of experience, Junior Achievement has been a beacon of leadership excellence all around the globe. This course will rejuvenate your spirit and drive you towards achieving your most ambitious goals.
JA’s Principles for Success
Explore JA’s principles for success and how they have been applied by others to achieve remarkable results.
Be Clear About Your Vision, Your Purpose, and Your Goals
Having a clear vision, purpose, and goals are vital for success. There are actionable strategies that anyone can use to uncover each of these components.
Take 100% Responsibility
A hallmark of successful people is being able to face uncomfortable circumstances, make appropriate actions, and take 100% responsibility, no matter how challenging it might be.
Believe in Yourself
People who believe they will succeed are more likely than others to actually succeed. Confidence in one’s future success makes individuals more capable of completing their tasks successfully because they work harder and keep going in the face of disappointment.
Develop a Positive Mental Attitude
There are many components of a positive mental attitude, all of which are essential for success. Learn strategies for developing each of these components.
Surround Yourself with Successful People
We tend to become like the people we are around, so if you plan on reaching your goals, you have to start surrounding yourself with solution-oriented people.
Consistently Take Inspired Action
Learn a variety of strategies and techniques that can be used when taking uncomfortable actions in order to accomplish meaningful goals. No successful person has ever accomplished anything worthwhile without overcoming fear and taking a chance.
Failure through rejection does not exist. You have nothing to lose by asking for something, there’s only a possibility to gain something.