This post by Jeff Hayden was originally published in Inc. Read the full article here.
Consistently doing what you need to do to succeed, with total focus and resolve, is incredibly difficult.
And that’s why the ability to work hard and respond positively to failure and adversity is so crucial. Resolve, willpower, and determination help successful people work hard and stick to their long-term goals.
- Most successful people are great at delaying gratification.
- Most successful people are great at withstanding temptation.
- Most successful people are great at overcoming fear in order to do what they need to do.
- Most successful people don’t set priorities; they do the things they decide are most important.