Success is more than the sum of your education and work experience. It involves insight, social networking and self-confidence, among other things. So what can you do to sweeten the deal for yourself? Researchers say there are two common phrases shared among successful people that are tell-tale signs of their own personalities and their secret to success. Want to know what they are? Us too. Let's read on.
Keys to Success. Successful people have a lot of things in common. Some of them are innate abilities such as specific talents or skills obtained through years of training, but some are things you can control and use to your advantage.
Commonalities. Successful people tend to share a background in extended education, putting in long hours in the early years of employment to gain favor and experience, and certain "networking" skills such as charisma and the ability to know who to befriend. These are all great assets to have for a successful track, but not the only determining factors for success.
The Ones Who Have it All Together. If you've ever wondered how some people just seem to have it all together when you're struggling to get to the coffee pot in the morning, you're not alone.
Attitude. Researchers say success starts with attitude. Your ability to approach life in a successful manner and form healthy and productive habits are the basis for success.
The Basis. Even before your resume comes in to play, you have to know you can achieve whatever you want to accomplish. Your attitude and your belief in yourself is the start.
Fast-Track to the Top. If you want to fast track to the top, you have to know you can first. As simple as that may sound, that's the starting point. It's also the first phrase.
Phrase One: Saying "And", Not "But". How many times have you talked yourself out of going to the gym? Do think successful people talk themselves out of routine behaviors to improve themselves? No. Why?
The Explanation. Scientists explain the scenario as this: instead of saying you "want to go to the gym after work BUT you've got stuff to prepare for tomorrow's meeting", swap out "but" for "and". Your new phrase becomes "I want to go to the gym after work AND I've got stuff to prepare for tomorrow's meeting."