What does it take to be successful? Ask around, and you will find different answers to the formula of success. The truth is, success leaves clues, and you can achieve success in the area you desire by observing the common qualities and principles. They are simple and considered common sense, but most people do not follow them. Let me share with you one of my favorite quotes: “There are no secrets to success. It is the results of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure” Colin Powell. As stated in that quote, there are three key factors to achieve massive success in your life: 1.Preparation You don’t have to wait for everything to be perfect. Start with the first step and keep moving. Success doesn’t happen overnight. Prepare, prepare, and prepare. You must be ready to receive the success you desire. Set your sight to the destination you want to achieve, then work and prepare for the moment when the opportunity knocks on your door. 2.Hard Work Success needs hard work. Don’t listen to these ‘get rich quick’ schemes. You need to build your character and work hard on yourself and your business to achieve greatness. Work hard and work smart. Please do the right things and do them in the right way. Don’t procrastinate. Take bold actions. Work long hours and craft your legacy. 3.Learning from failure Successful people do not see failures as failures. They see them as important learning lessons. Lessons capable of giving them insights to prevent such mistakes from happening again. By adopting this mindset of turning each failure into a learning lesson or opportunity, you can never fail until you quit. Preparation, hard work, and learning from your failures are fundamental to building your bright future.