12 Things Every Successful Person Has In Common

  1. To aspire to great achievement is to risk failure. All successful people know that it doesn’t come easy and they are bound to fail more than they will succeed at anything. They are willing to learn from each failure, as it will help them make better decisions that lead to success later.


  1. Luck is derived from hard work over time and positioning yourself for success. You won’t randomly get lucky and successful people know that. They will do at least one thing every single day to put themselves in a better position to get lucky and then use that luck to grow.


  1. Successful people set goals which are realistic and within their control. Their goals are very focused, big yet obtainable and are aligned to their strengths. They know what they are capable of and will invest all of their efforts in it, avoiding their weaknesses.

  1. They make change instead of being affected by it. Successful people aren’t waiting around to be affected by economic trends. They are the ones who are creating the trends and making things happen.


  1. Successful people are willing to reinvent themselves to stay relevant in the business world. They understand that if you never improve yourself, that you will be left behind. They are constantly coming up with new ideas, searching for the next big thing and getting new skills.


  1. They can communicate their story effectively. If you walk up to a successful person and ask them what they do, they will able to tell you everything in a concise manner. They know who they are, what they do and can make you believe in them. They have strong posture and are very persuasive and confident.


  1. The most successful people in life exert discipline on a daily basis. This skill is essential in every area of life, and though most people acknowledge its importance, very few do something to strengthen it.


  1. They ask the right questions to the people who can deliver the right answers. A successful person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.


  1. Physical, psychological and emotional comfort is the primary goal of the middle class mindset. Successful people learn early on that becoming a millionaire isn’t easy and the need for comfort can be devastating. They learn to be comfortable while operating in a state of ongoing uncertainty They are life-long learners who push themselves out of their comfort zones.


  1. Successful people have positive mindset. They are constantly learning new things and have new experiences. They aren’t afraid to try new activities and to fail at them.


  1. Successful people are confident and can lead themselves, as well as others. They have their own vision and mission and seek to bring it to life on a daily basis.


  1. They are more excited about the process than the result. Successful people ignore get rich quick schemes. They are more focused on building sustainable careers through hard work, risk taking and creativity.