I am sure most of us here have picked up some self-help books from the bookstore. Amongst these books, most of us would have come across books focusing on the stories on a particular successful person or tips given by a person who has achieved success. Most of the time, these are also the bestsellers and the hot picks amongst readers.
“Why do we buy these books?”
Some buy these books because they idolize the subject person, others buy the books because they are curious how these people succeed. However, I believe a bulk of us buy these books in order to emulate their path to success. In other words, most of us believe that by copying the strategies, attributes and attitude of these successful people, we can be successful too.
“Success is a journey, not a destination.”
This is so true. When we attempt to duplicate another successful person, we are actually trying to follow the path they have gone through in the hope of having the same results.
However, different people also have different journeys, so which one do we follow?
Therefore, I appeal to the readers out there who read these anecdotes of success to look beyond the journey and instead search for the characteristics or attributes that have made these people successful.
Have you ever noticed two or even more people that act very alike, talk alike and in some cases even think alike in the company?
Isn’t it strange that these people are also usually the high flyers in your company?
This is because for a
This article will examine some of the common personalities found among successful networkers.
1) Entrepreneurial Spirit
The need for a robust entrepreneurial sprit in order for one to be successful in the
When you enter into a
3) Self Motivation
In the course of running a business, it is very common to encounter setbacks and obstacles along the way. Dealing with problems constantly over a long period of time can be a huge mental drain and might leave one burnt out. A successful networker always ensures he/she does not carry baggage from a previous setback with him/her. This can be accomplished by staying self motivated.
Initially, a newcomer in the
However, it is vital that a networker learns to motivate himself as time goes by. Sometimes, whether one realizes his or her dreams just depends on how badly he or she wants it to come true. A strong “want”or desire will naturally create a strong sense of self motivation which will allow the networker to stay very focused to become successful.
Creativity here does not refer so much to the arty farty aspect. In a more accurate representation, it actually refers to the individual’s problem solving ability and how well he can come up with innovative alternatives. A successful individual in a
Now say it together with me,
“I don’t see the problem, I see SOLUTION!”