What Makes A Successful Person?

success-people-silhouette-vector-25984 Most everyone wants to be successful. Sadly more often most of us are unsuccessful — or sort of successful. So what does it take.

Dan Barbow’s article on Elect To Be Successful appeared in early November lst year on Steve Laube’s Blog and focused on the election, but in that article an interesting study prepared by Mary Ellen Tribby, founder and CEO at WorkingMomsOnly.com who  compiled a very interesting list of traits that are characteristic of successful and unsuccessful people.

Successful People

Have a sense of gratitude
Forgive others
Accept responsibility for their failures
Compliment
Read everyday
Keep a journal
Talk about ideas
Want others to succeed
Share information and data
Keep a “to-be” list
Exude joy
Keep a “to-do/project” list
Set goals and develop life plans
Embrace change
Give other people credit for their victories
Operate from a transformational perspective

Unsuccessful People

Have a sense of entitlement
Hold a grudge
Blame others for their failures
Criticize
Watch TV everyday
Say they keep a journal but don’t
Talk about people
Secretly hope others fail
Horde information and data
Don’t know what they want to be
Exude anger
Fly by their seat of their pants
Never set goals
Fear change
Take all the credit of their victories
Operate from a transactional perspective

Take a close look and see where you fall in these two categories. Maybe we all should see if we can change and add some of the “Success” elements to our lives.  We might find success right around the corner.
If you have ideas to add, please leave a comment.  We’d all like to hear other thoughts on the subject. Thanks.

If you’d like to read of Dan Barlow’s article on Steve Laube’s Blog, go to:   http://bit.ly/1yzmaxL

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