Received this in an e-mail from Chris Widener. Great stuff!!
Seven Character Traits of Successful People!
- They are hard working.
There is no such thing as easy money. Success takes hard work and people who are willing to do it.
- They are honest.
Those who are successful long-term are the honest ones. Dishonest people may get the first sale, but honest people will get all the rest!
- They persevere.
How many success stories will go untold because they never happened? And all because someone quit. Successful people outlast everybody else.
- They are friendly.
Have you noticed that most successful people are friendly and people oriented? This endears them to others and enables them to lead others to accomplish the task.
- They are lifelong learners.
Successful people are people who stretch themselves and grow continually, learning from all areas of life, including from their mistakes.
- They over-deliver.
The old statement of under-promise and over-deliver became famous because it made a lot of people successful, including the richest man in the world – Bill Gates
- They seek solutions in the face of problems.
Problems are opportunities to do the impossible, not just complain. Successful people are the ones who find solutions.