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Success can mean different things to different people. For instance, one person might define success as passing a difficult exam. Another person might define success as running a profitable company. Yet another individual might define it as overcoming a particular fear. Similarly, you too define success in your unique ways.

Are you currently finding it difficult to succeed in an aspect of life?

Below are a list of certain traits, attitudes and views that are universal to people who are destined for success. You might already have these, in which case you need to remind yourself of your strengths and continue with your life goals and plans.

You have strong persistence

Do you ever do an activity and have a strong desire to get it done, no matter what? Do you enjoy breaking down barriers that come your way, so that get your jobs done? If so, you have a strong sense of persistence, which is a very powerful trait to have.

Don’t forget you have the ability to persist and use it to overcome any challenge you are currently facing.

You can easily connect with people

People skills are vital for various types of success. When you work collaboratively with others, you not only increase the chances of your success; in the process you help other people do the same – this is a win-win situation.

If you can easily create rapport with most people you come into contact with, whatever their background, you have a great skill at your disposal.

How can your people skills help you to increase your ability to succeed?

You have a desire for a better world

Another sign you have the ability to be successful, is if you look around the environments and situations you find yourself in, and have visions for a better world.

Not only do you imagine a better world, you also have a strong urge to act and do something about it.

What piece of action can you take today that will contribute to making a difference in your life and in the lives of others?

You are optimistic by default

If you continuously are able to see the good in what you do and can quickly get over setbacks by thinking positively again, then you have the ability to be optimistic.

Being able to be optimistic in times of adversity means you can quickly get back onto the path that will ultimately result in success for you.

Are you currently thinking negatively? If so, turn on your ability now to switch to optimism.

You are unafraid to walk the extra mile

If you love working hard, and have no issue with working extra hours then you have a strong work ethic. A strong work ethic means you gain satisfaction from doing a good job and understand that the benefits of work will enhance your skills and character.

How can you use your ability to take the initiative, so that you bring yourself closer to success?

My friends, it’s over to you:

• What other characteristics and abilities do, we as humans already have, which we might not always remember, yet can use when we want to raise our chances of success?
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