If you are searching for exceptional results, you will need to be different and to do things in your own unique and special way. This is one of the best ways for you to stand out from the herd. As long as you choose to remain part of the crowd and you keep doing things that are fashionable, trendy or popular, you will remain trapped in mediocrity. The way to bring extraordinary achievement into your life requires you to take charge of your future and to commit to use your unique strengths and talents. You must accept that you may need to be different and even unique and that you may even be ridiculed by people that do not share your vision. To become a super achiever will require that you walk away from the 97 % of people that are too afraid to be different and want to conform to societies rules. Choose to be different and stop using excuses to continue to drift through life, neglecting your own unique talents and special talents. Each one of us is unique and special in our own way. Do not shy away from exploring your uniqueness, have the courage to stand out and be unique and amazing new opportunities will unfold before you.
Make the choice today to begin working to be your best. I am not saying you must strive to be the best at everything, but I am saying that you must believe in your potential and do what it takes to become your best. Strive for your personal best and look for excellence in everything you do. It takes almost as much energy to rush through a task and complete it in a slipshod fashion as it does to invest effort into everything you do and to always try your best. When you strive for excellence in everything you do, especially those important tasks that can bring about meaningful positive change in your life, you set the stage for a great future. When you make this small shift, you choose to try your best and you commit to give your best to everything you do, you will ignite a flame that will bring out extraordinary results and you will see amazing outcomes begin appearing in your life. As you commit to excellence you will see every action you take will become a statement of your world class brand.
Peak performance becomes far more likely, when you get rid of illusions and false notions about yourself. Explore and understand your potentialities, become brutally honest with yourself and identify those areas of your life where you have significant strengths and understand your weaknesses. Learn where your circle of competence lies and ensure that you explore and exploit opportunities that are aligned with your unique strengths. Anything that falls outside your core area of competence should be avoided, no matter how enticing any opportunity may seem. This approach, where you use your strengths to build your success will see you catapult yourself toward exceptional achievement. Commit to work only in your strength zone and avoid wasting energy trying to be something you are not. When you have identified your unique competencies, commit all your energy to the process and go for mastery.
When you invest the effort into getting to know yourself better, you equip yourself with knowledge that will not only save you time and energy, by helping you not to focus your efforts on things that are beyond your competence, but will give you the ability to succeed at everything you tackle. Get to know yourself, understand where your unique strengths lie and then pull the trigger on turning your special talents into super achievement. I am not suggesting that you become the best at everything; I am saying that when you get to know yourself and you understand where you have outstanding competencies, you have a far greater likelihood of succeeding at anything. Commit to search inside yourself, until you unlock the real you, that person that is special, has unlimited potential and can achieve extraordinary things.

Author's Bio: 

I am an Entrepreneur, Master Teacher, Radio Host, Global Traveler and Author. My area of focus is in the field of human behavior, expanded awareness and enlightenment. I travel the planet constantly researching, learning and seeking ways to unlock the mysteries of the human mind. I delve into the inner workings of the universe, always looking for ways to understand my role in making things better and contributing to the improvement of the human experience.
I live an authentic and privileged life filled with love and gratitude. My mission and vision has been to gather, learn and apply as much wisdom and knowledge in my own life as possible. http://www.andrewhorton.co.za