9 Things Successful People Do

  • Be Specific: Create Specific Goal/Objectives – What by When.
  • Seize The Moment to Act on Your Goals: Draw if-Then Plan
  • Know Exactly How Far You Have Left to Go: Monitor Your Progress
  • Be a Realistic Optimist
  • Focus on Getting Better , Rather Than Being Good
  • Have Grit: Be Willing to Commit
  • Build Your Willpower Muscle
  • Don’t Temp Fate, Be Aware of the Situation is Most Vulnerable
  • Focus on What You Will Do, Not What You Won’t Do


Source: Heidi Grant Halvorson, Harvard Business Review, 20119

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