The 100 Simple Secrets of Successful People

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What do successful people have in common? Scientists have studied the traits, beliefs and practices of successful people in all walks of life, but their research is normally reported in academic journals that are only read by other scientists. Now, the best–selling author of The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People has collected the most up to date and important data from over a thousand studies on success and interpreted the key lessons in a way we can all understand.

Including stories such as the rise of an Olympic gold medallist from a gang–ridden and deprived background, cautionary tales such as the collapse of a family company from bad family management, and a schoolteacher’s simple advice that helped propel a student to success as a TV news reporter, The 100 Simple secrets of Successful People gives a wining combination for achieving success in all areas of your life.

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Find your own success in 100 easy steps

What do successful people have in common? Scientists have studied the traits, beliefs and practices of successful people in all walks of life, but their research is normally reported in academic journals that are only read by other scientists. Now, the best–selling author of The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People has collected the most up to date and important data from over a thousand studies on success and interpreted the key lessons in a way we can all understand.

 Including stories such as the rise of an Olympic gold medallist from a gang–ridden and deprived background, cautionary tales such as the collapse of a family company from bad family management, and a schoolteacher’s simple advice that helped propel a student to success as a TV news reporter, The 100 Simple secrets of Successful People gives a wining combination for achieving success in all areas of your life.

 Goal Setting – Having concrete goals increases confidence by 50%

Valuing Difference – Working with people who have different opinions and approaches increases productivity by an average of 14 %

Communicating Effectively – People who speak slowly are 38% more likely to be perceived as well informed.
Spreading Optimism – People are 5 times more likely to be optimistic about another person’s goals if that person is optimistic themselves.

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The 100 Simple Secrets of Successful People

What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It

David Niven, Ph.D.

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