7 Characteristics Of Highly Successful People You Can Copy

There is something special about highly successful people.

They may look like everyone else, but they think and act differently. They set great goals for themselves and constantly achieve them. And if they occasionally fail (which we all do), they just get up and try again, with the lesson learned.

Highly successful people share seven powerful habits that (if you adopt and apply every day) practically guarantee that they will always be one or two steps ahead of the rest of the pack.

These are:

They take the initiative.

Successful people don’t wait for someone to tell them what to do or when to do it, they take action for themselves. When you are a person with initiative, you look for opportunities around you, and when you identify one, you act. That is the essence and fuel for success in business and in life.

They are resourceful

Successful people don’t let problems or obstacles get in their way or slow them down. They are flexible, try a variety of different solutions until they find one that works, and they never give up.

They are enthusiastic

Successful people have real passion and enthusiasm for the work they do and are not afraid to show it. Her enthusiasm is real (it comes from her heart), and she is contagious, spreading to her coworkers and clients alike.

They are innovative

Successful people are creative and innovative. Rather than doing things the same way over and over, they look for better, faster, and lower-cost solutions to common problems. They experiment and are willing to take risks (and sometimes fail) in pursuit of their goals.

They play as a team

Successful people know that they cannot do everything themselves. Harnessing the power of teamwork, they can accomplish much more than they could ever achieve alone. So team up or team up with talented and energetic people who can help you achieve your goals.

They can speak

Successful people are good communicators; they know what to say, how to say it well, and who to tell it to. They are also good listeners.

Build networks

Successful people build extensive networks of contacts, both in and out of the office. They take advantage of your network to help you take advantage of opportunities and to solve problems.