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11 Mistakes Successful People Never Make

11 Mistakes Successful People Never Make | Management |

If you're not happy with your life, either personally or professionally, take a quick look in the mirror. The problem may not be lack of opportunity, or education, or capital, or connections--the culprit could be you.

The difficulty could lie in what you believe--and what you do.

What do successful people believe and do differently?

Via The Learning Factor
Jean-Guy Frenette's insight:


Cheryl Engstrom's curator insight, June 19, 2015 11:21 AM

I know I have made a few of these mistakes. Good reminder

Lyfe Media's curator insight, June 19, 2015 12:56 PM

This article is simple yet motivating. We're all looking for some guidance day to day, so why not listen to helpful tips from the successful people we want to be like? If you incorporate even half of these eleven tips into your daily life, we think you'll see significant improvement. LyfeNews

Karen Bowden's curator insight, June 30, 2015 2:10 PM

"Real, lasting satisfaction comes from doing, not from having. Want to feel good about yourself? Help someone. Knowing you've made a difference in another person's life is an "aah..." that lasts forever."

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Top 7 Traits of Star Employees

Top 7 Traits of Star Employees | Management |

If you're on the hunt for a new position that will let you shine, practice demonstrating these top seven traits that CEOs look for in star employees.


Your resume can get you the interview. But these traits can get you hired:

1. Happiness

No one wants to work with an unhappy person. Negativity, unnecessary drama, and melancholy attitudes can bring the entire company down, so although your own personal happiness may not seem important when applying for a job, it most certainly is. Happiness also reflects your ability to tackle challenges without becoming discouraged. If you show the hiring CEO that you're a positive, mentally healthy person, your chances of becoming the company's next star employee will vastly improve.


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, July 3, 2014 6:59 PM

A resume will get them in the door. But what about their personality? Here's what you need to look for in a new hire.

Eric Chan Wei Chiang's curator insight, July 26, 2014 5:03 AM

These traits are somewhat similar to General Electric's 4E and 1P i.e. Energy, Energize, Edge, Execute and Passion.


Google prioritises four things: Leadership, Role-Related Knowledge, How You Think and Googleyness


In general, companies want stars who are able to push their teams forward