by: Alouini Mouna
Glory, happiness, fame, money, a perfect life, this is exactly what we see in a successful person.
But behind that bling image there is a lot of sacrifices, behaviors, practices and, yes, a lot of failures that were gathered together to make a successful story.
So if you ever wondered how those people made it, I invite you to keep reading.
It doesn’t need supernatural powers or a genius mind to make a success, but when you closely observe successful people, whether they are actors, billionaires, scientists or politicians, you notice common traits that they all have, which are the key to their success.
Here are the top -7 traits that highly successful people have in common:
Learning is essential not only for business, but also to develop the personality. The world is in a continual evolution and everyday new ideas born, new opportunities are created. Exceptional individuals are aware of that, so they maintain a routine of a life learning. Whether by reading, checking popular industry blogs or developing a new skill, they are always growing as a professional and as a person.
“Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets”, Leonardo DA Vinci
First and most important trait, they believe that they can make their dreams a living truth. They believe, they are capable to make great achievements, because it’s that strong desire for success that leads them. It’s what makes them work harder and dream bigger.
“Big results require big ambition”, Heraclitus
They are completely committed to their work, their business, their ideas, and they show that lewdly. They get into the work may be not by sitting at the desk 8 hours a day, but by planning, searching, making a list or chasing an idea, they simply care about what they do.
“Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality”, Abraham Lincoln
They know that they are their own bosses and that they are the only one who is responsible for their business, future and life. So they’re willing to take risks, willing to work and willing to admit when they make mistakes. They know exactly that success is never guaranteed and no one is going to make the road for them, so they draw their own maps.
“The price of greatness is responsibility”, Winston Churchill
They understand that great achievements need time and that they will not be rich, famous or iconic in a blink of an eye.
“Patience is also a form of action”, Auguste Rodin
They believe in themselves, their capacities, their plans, their works. It’s very simple, but it makes a huge difference because if you don’t believe in yourself, who else will?
“Believe you can and you’re halfway there”, Theodore Roosevelt
Successful people have strong communication skills either with employees, clients or vendors. They communicate clearly and concisely using every communication channel (emails, social networks, phones…) because they are conscious that the more the communication is valuable, the more they are trusted and followed.
“The art of communication is the language of leadership”, James Humes
It is the ability to see opportunities where others see problems that distinguishes successful people. They are aware of what they can do better than anyone else, and they do it with passion.
So all you need is to believe in yourself, develop yourself and most importantly, start working and work hard until you gain the essential keys of success and remember to make our dreams a reality, first we need to wake up and start working.