The secret to success is perhaps that there is no secret. Observation of successful people can give some insight as to what differentiates them from the crowd since their habits are on display for all to see. These could be the result of natural tendencies, acquired by osmosis from a business environment or crudely practised as the direct result of professional training. However they are acquired, these habits are highly rewarding in careers or business. Let’s look at the 5 key habits of successful people:
Successful people are notoriously capable of discussing a wide range of subjects. This is the end result of an innate curiosity. Once interest is aroused they are prone to compulsively seek more information. Some will launch into an obsessive burst of activity researching everything they can about their new found interest. The successful are sometimes also able to retain, not only the concepts learnt, but also the details that they will share enthusiastically with others. The basic skills of reading and retaining knowledge is not a voluntary activity for the successful, it is an entrenched habit. The famously curios and successful Walt Disney is quoted as saying “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”
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