5 Underrated Traits That Are Essential for Success

Traditional representations of success tend to overemphasize certain aggressive qualities and behaviors like brashness and impulsive risk taking. However, when it comes to the reality of everyday life in the business world, it turns out that these qualities are not actually the ones most likely to lead you on the pathway to success. Instead, successful businesspeople should know how to be empathetic, flexible, and patient. They should furthermore know how, when, and where to train their focus. Finally, they must learn to be comfortable even while vulnerable.

Key Takeaways:

  • One of the most underrate traits that are essential to success is Empathy.
  • Vulnerability is an ability that is essential but nonetheless, taken for granted by many businesses.
  • When a boss lacks vulnerability he or she may make their employees afraid to speak up and give new, possibly game-changing, ideas.

“Imagine a successful person. Do you see someone bold, risk-taking, and confident? If so, you’re probably not alone. These are the stereotypical characteristics of worldly success we learn from hard-charging movie heroes and media reports of swashbuckling super entrepreneurs.”

Read more: https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/5-underrated-traits-that-are-essential-for-success.html

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