Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. ~ Melody Beattie
Be grateful. That’s Step 14 of my 21 Steps to Success Guaranteed to Change Your Life Forever.
This is such a powerful step and so simple. This one step if implemented and made part of your daily routine can contribute massively to your success.
How exactly does gratitude contribute to business success?
Studies have shown that grateful people are happier, healthier, more optimistic, positive. An attitude of gratitude contributes to feelings of well-being and contributes to greater success at work.
The universal law of attraction suggests that you get more of what you focus on. Why then focus on what you lack? Does it not make more sense to focus on the good and what we have rather than what we don’t have. Expressing gratitude daily for everything we have experienced and have will attract more ! Gratitude shifts your focus from lack to abundance.
Grateful people see potential and opportunity.
Gratitude blocks negative emotions.
Gratitude is contagious. When you express gratitude, you encourage others to do the same. The recipient is grateful and feels empowered as well, and so grows the positive ball of energy in your circles.
When appreciation is shown to your teams, your employees, and your business partners, they reciprocate with more of the same behaviour that resulted in the gratitude in the first place.
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” ~William Arthur Ward
While these “lovey-dovey” emotions may not be traditional in the business world, it is important to note that studies have shown that the attitudal factors like gratitude have more to do with success than skills and numbers.
Practice gratitude every day!
To your success and outrageous goals,