12 Things Successful People Do Differently

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8. They Are Action Centered


Successful people are always on the move, with one project after another in the pipeline. They are driven to be a success. The author of “Getting Things Done,” David Allen, tells you how to accomplish this.

Allen teaches people how to increase their productivity and think about what their next move will be. Everyone is capable of getting more done than they think when order and action are applied.

7. They Hold Themselves To High Accountability


If you want to be successful, you have to hold yourself accountable. Our Founding Father and Inventor, Benjamin Franklin, held himself accountable every day. Every night before he slept, he asked himself, “what good did I do today.” Doing this is common among successful people. Self-reflection leads to growth!

Franklin also looked over his accounts and his business dealings to examine his failures and successes. Reflecting helps us to do the right thing at the right time. To do this, it is helpful to keep a journal and do meditations.