Ten Challenges That Do Not Deter Successful People

There is a certain attitude successful business men and women seem to have: it is not easy to discourage them. Where many people would see trouble, or would become discouraged by certain challenges, they instead gear themselves up to solve the problem or overcome the obstacle. Here is a list of ten things successful people are not fazed by.
1.    Successful people seem to not be afraid to fail. It seems that when people are afraid of failure they have a hard time taking risks or getting hard things done.
2.    They are not daunted by the prospect of getting up before dawn. Laziness is not a part of the successful person’s psyche.
3.    Hard work is not a problem for these people. As a matter of fact, most of these successful people don’t even think of hard work as a work at all.
4.    Successful people do not mind taking responsibility for things, and are also willing to take the rewards that one gains from taking responsibility.
5.    Although successful people keep risk to a minimum, some risk is acceptable and even welcome. Usually the higher the risk, the more there is to be gained.
6.    Conflict is not a dirty word to successful people. They actually see conflict as “the currency of leadership.” Caveat: they need to be able to handle conflict well or else others will not follow.
7.    Just because it can’t be seen with the naked eye does not mean it is not there. Successful business people have vision, and are ready to pursue it.
8.    They are not discouraged by either rolling up their sleeves or even getting their hands dirty.
9.    Successful business people are ready to admit something is their own fault. Too much pride will make it hard to work with other people, a necessity to getting what you want.
10.    The unknown does not discourage, dissuade or daunt the successful businessman or woman.

About James Cannon

James Cannon is an experienced hedge fund analyst. He has served on the advisory boards for various different Fortune 500 companies as well as serving as an adjunct professor of finance. James Cannon has written for a variety of Financial Magazines both on and off line. Contact James at james[at]businessdistrict.com