Top 10 characteristics of Successful People

If you really want to bring success into your lifestyle, you should manage yourself just as you’d manage a garden for the best yield.

The traits here are shared by successful people everywhere, but they don’t happen by accident or luck. They have mastered their habits, built a day at a time.

Remember: If you live your life as most people do, you will receive what most people get. If you settle, you will get a settled life. If you give yourself your best, every day, your best will reward you.

Here are the attributes that highly successful people develop and implement in their lifestyles:


1. Drive


You have the determination to work harder than most people and make sure things get done. You pride yourself on seeing things getting completed and you take charge when necessary by doing this you gain a sense of achievement. You drive yourself with purpose and align yourself with excellence.


2. Self-reliance


You can shoulder responsibilities. You make hard decisions and stand by them. You become an independent person who knows if that goal is going to be reached it’s up to you. You realize that no one else is responsible for your success besides yourself.


3. Willpower


Willpower can be exhausted yet it is possible to develop an iron will over time. You have the strength to see things through- you don’t procrastinate. When you want it, you make it happen. Having willpower means having that ability to endure the pain of zero progress. The world’s greatest achievers are those who have stayed focused on their goals and have been consistent in their efforts.


4. Patience


You are willing to be patient, and you understand that, in everything, there are failures and frustrations. To take them personally would be detrimental to your well- being and your success. It is very important to know that things take time, Rome was not built in a day and nor will the best version of yourself be developed in under 24 hours but you must do what you can to make progress in becoming the greatest. Be patient and always trust the process.


5. Integrity


This should not have to be said, but it’s seriously one of the most important attributes you can cultivate. Honesty is the best policy for everything you do; integrity creates character and defines who you are. You can make a million lies and you can change your lie each time, you may even forget what your lie was all about so you start saying something different but the one thing that will never change is the truth. A lie will remain on your conscience and constantly gnaw at your mind with regret.


6. Passion


If you want to succeed, if you want to live an exciting life, it’s not politeness but rather passion that will get you there. Life is 10 percent what you experience and 90 percent how you respond to it. Be passionate about what you do, you’re going to live most of your life doing it so you might as well enjoy it. Remember willpower is depletable therefore instead of forcing yourself to do something create a goal or dream so compelling that you’re pulled towards it.


7. Connection


You can relate to others, which in turns makes everything reach further and deepen in importance.

It’s very important that you are a peoples person and you make friends along the way. Making strong relations is very necessary for building a workforce and it’s essential for a healthy well- being so smile a little more, develop compassion and understanding towards others and shake a lot of hands. (Carry sanitizer!)


8. Optimism


You know there is much to achieve and much good in this world, and you know what’s worth fighting for. Optimism is a need for making a better future- unless you believe that the future can be better and think positively, you’re unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it happen.

If you want to find out more on optimism then click here.


9. Self-confidence


You trust yourself. It’s as simple as that. And when you have that unshakeable trust in yourself, you’re already one step closer to success.

If you want to find out more on confidence then click here.


10. Communication


You work to communicate and pay attention to the communicators around you. Most importantly, you hear what is not being said [this is commonly known as body language].

Communication is fundamental from greeting your friends to closing a business deal with a potential customer and everything in between. Remember you can’t do everything by yourself always find strength in unity and in numbers and the only way to hold such a concept together is through communication.



-No one plans on being mediocre; mediocrity happens when you don’t plan. If you don’t plan then you fall into someone else’s plan. If you want to succeed, learn and develop these traits that will make you successful and implement them in your life.-

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. All that I try to have. Love the picture of lifting weights. One of my favorite things, as well as boxing.

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    1. I’m so happy to read that you are. I got it from, they have some great pictures there. Wow, that’s amazing, keep it up!


      1. At age 70 I have had time to work on it.

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