Top 11 *Seriously* Unique Qualities Of Highly Successful People! 🎯
In a world full of uniformity, some people choose to differ.
They are no ordinary individuals.
They seek to change, innovate, lead and inspire the world.
And we call them successful people!
Unlike common belief, one’s nativity or origins has the least to do with their capabilities. If you ask me what qualities really decide their success, I would say their hard work, sincerity, perseverance, confidence, problem-solving skills and the like.
These are certain qualities which are given for a successful person. Are there any unique qualities which make them stand apart?
Here are 11 unexplored and seriously unique qualities of highly successful people which you should immediately develop (to become successful in your life)
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1. They know the value of life, death, time and the immediacy to accomplish things
It is not necessary to acknowledge death at each stage of life.
But, one must be keenly aware of the doom that could take place any time.
When you have such awareness, you’ll appreciate the life and time at hand. With this, you’ll have an urgency to achieve as many things as possible within the given short time-frame.
I turn to Steve Jobs for inspiration. Steve never waited for the right time to take action. He seized every opportunity and turned them into great success.
2. They know how to manage time effectively
Everyone in this planet is blessed with one commodity that is equal to all: 24 hours. That is why wise men say time is a great equalizer.
Make effective usage of time by making a list of things that need immediate focus. Then, come up with realistic goals to finish each.
Michelle Obama was a great First Lady of The United States. Juggling between different roles, she managed to raise 2 children, serve people and stay fit. She has definitely set the bar high on time management.
Next time when you are planning to say any of these
3. They not only live but BUILD a life for others to live in
Industry leaders like Elon Musk, Indra Nooyi and Jack Ma became successful because they realized that everything that is value-adding have been built by people who are as smart as them.
This confidence propelled them to build empires that have given the world humongous benefits.
When you build a life, you help other people. In simple words, building a company, innovating a product etc. will augment many lives.
Mark Zuckerberg, with humble beginnings, has now transformed Facebook into a global phenomenon. This company has added great value to the economy of the USA and naturally, its residents.
4. They spend quality time on self-reflection and seeking feedback
Successful people are great thinkers. But, they don’t just stop with conceiving new ideas, they venture into self-analysis.
They have frequent reality checks in order to track their development.
Some sample questions for self-analysis for people in business circle:
- Am I efficient?
- Is the decision foolproof?
- If not, what are the actions to be taken to rectify?
- Is it beneficial to all stake-holders?
- Does the decision contribute to the larger goal/objective?
- How can I improve the employer-employee relationship?
Note that you can frame your own questions based on your standing.
Don’t stop with self-reflection, ask fellow stake holders or peers for constructive feedback to constantly evolve.
Sundar Pichai, the CEO of google engages in self-reflection and seeks out his critics to outdo himself every time.
5. They practice integrity
This is one of the most valuable attributes which you have to cultivate to become a successful leader. Integrity defines you and creates your character. You may face many challenges and you may have to overcome a lot of persuasions.
But remember, honesty is the best policy! In the long run, you will love yourself for being a person of integrity and honesty.
6. They are rational and practical but emotional
Any person who takes decisions based on emotions and instincts is headed for a doom.
At any cost, adopt the methodical approach. Learn in-depth about the matters you’re dealing with. Analyze its consequences. Then, take a decision based on all the information gathered.
Decisions made on haste will prove hazardous in a long run.
Take Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany, for example. She has been deemed the most influential women on the planet for taking decisions based on calculation and not baseless emotions.
7. They rely on inductive thinking
Inductive thinking is the process of logical reasoning wherein conclusions/decisions are drawn based on a series of similar events. You find a pattern in these events, analyze it and derive a solution. This is an effective problem-solving technique.
Through inductive thinking, you can develop customized strategies for improvement.
Indra Nooyi, the CEO PepsiCo is said to have used the method to zoom out, put the problem in a broader context and them zoom in to solve the issue.
8. They are super motivated
When you are super motivated by nature, you won’t crave for external rewards (the famous being marks) and words of appreciation to be driven towards your goal. Rather, you’ll act solely based on an inner feeling of treating a task as an opportunity to learn, explore and reach full potential.
To be specific, you’ll study and make efforts to simply learn and improve knowledge. Marks will be the least of your concerns.
And a failure (or multiple failures) wont make the real leaders quit! ‘Elon Musk’! Should we say more? Check this beautiful info-graphic from Market Watch to know how many time Elon failed and this will show you why he is a true leader and visionary.
9. They perform with a purpose
Each of their actions and decisions are geared towards an ultimate goal.
They see to that each of them is beset with a specific purpose. They won’t take any action that is not rational or reflected upon.
Purposelessness will lead to wastage of time, energy and resources.
10. They keep learning
To stay relevant in business or in any other field, a successful person keeps learning and updating knowledge. This ensures lifelong success.
What do they learn from?
Reading is a dominant habit that every successful person has. Their intensive reading habits need no introduction.
Learning every day is beneficial for your career growth and experience in the field. Moreover, it will be an opportunity for you to update your skills in the ever-evolving and rapidly-changing society.
The will to learn is characteristic of one’s humility.
If you are looking for some books to start with, take a look at our article: 11 Best Inspirational Books You Must Read Now To Become Successful
11. They make others successful
Sundar Pichai believes that one has to do away with selfishness and focus on others’ success; you become successful only by making others succeed. This you can do through encouraging them to use their potential to full-extent.
On any day, collaborative measures have always proven to be successful. If you can keep their fire lit, they’ll more welcoming to your own ideas and goals. This way, you score two goals with one hit: trust for you and success for them.
This is not the end
Another commonality among all successful people is that they translate their ordinary lives into inspirational stories.
Journey to success is a difficult one. Yet, people courageously set off on that path with determination.
If you think you deserve success, follow these tips and let us know your inspirational story.
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