The Differences Between Successful People and Unsuccessful People

The following list of differences is by no means a mandatory list to follow or even a complete list, but it gives a nice look into behaviours you can implement that can lead to and sustain success.

The article by Dave Kerpen presents the following 16 differences between successful people and unsuccessful people:

1. Embrace change vs. Fear change
2. Want others to succeed vs. Secretly hope others fail
3. Exude joy vs. Exude anger
4. Accept responsibly for your failures vs. Blame others for your failures
5. Talk about ideas vs. Talk about people
6. Share data & info vs. Hoard data & info
7. Give people all the credit for their victories vs. Take all the credit from others
8. Set goals and life plans vs. Do not set goals
9. Keep a journal vs. Say you keep a journal but don’t
10. Read every day vs. Watch TV every day
11. Operate from a transformational perspective vs. Operate from a transactional perspective
12. Continuously learn vs. Fly by the seat of your pants
13. Compliment others vs. Criticize others
14. Forgive others vs. Hold a grudge
15. Keep a “To-Be” list vs. Don’t know what you want to be
16. Have Gratitude vs Don't appreciate others and the world around you.

For a more detailed look at each of the differences, check out the article on +LinkedIn: 

The Differences Between Successful People and Unsuccessful People

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