Top 20 Things Successful People Do All the Time

Brian Sullivan
Brian SullivanDirector, User Research and Usability at Sabre Corporation
Top 20 Things
Do all the Time
Successful People
by @BrianKSullivan
Successful Unsuccessful
Journey is a straight line.Journey is an irregular spiral.
Successful Unsuccessful
Transactional viewpoint.Transformational viewpoint.
Successful Unsuccessful
Blame others.Compliment others.
Successful Unsuccessful
Think they know it all.Always learning.
Student Mr. Know-It-All
Successful Unsuccessful
Enjoy destination only.Enjoy destination & journey.
Successful Unsuccessful
Takes credit from others.Give credit to others.
Successful Unsuccessful
Talks about people.Talks about ideas.
Successful Unsuccessful
Feedback is failure.Failure is feedback.
F =
Feedback
F =
Failure
Successful Unsuccessful
Secretly hopes they fail.Wants other to succeed.
FAIL
Successful Unsuccessful
All or Nothing Thinking.Complex, Nuanced Thinking.
Successful Unsuccessful
Horde information.Share information.
Successful Unsuccessful
Exudes anger.Exudes joy.
Successful Unsuccesful
Defensive.Open to Suggestions.
Successful Unsuccessful
Sense of entitlement.Sense of gratitude.
Successful Unsuccessful
Imperfections = Curses.Imperfections = Gifts.
Successful Unsuccessful
Blame others.Accept responsibility.
Successful Unsuccessful
Very, Very Rigid.Flexible and Adaptable.
I love it
when a plan
comes together
(especially mine).
Plan A,
Plan B,
Plan C,
Plan D
Successful Unsuccessful
Watch movies everyday.Read everyday.
Successful Unsuccessful
Harsh.Forgiving.
Successful Unsuccessful
Fears change.Embraces change.
Bonus Tip
Successful people
are surrounded by other
Successful people.
by @BrianKSullivan
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