There are so many traits and theories adopted by successful people over the year that has helped them get to where they are. Different behaviours and mind-sets that people have cultivated over the years and which have helped them to achieve success in many fronts.

INQUISITIVE: successful people are mostly inquisitive people. They are not afraid to ask questions. They do not hesitate to challenge conventional wisdom. They do this is the most polite and considerate ways possible. They consider options, they think of alternatives. They are not scared to voice their thoughts and ideas.

PASSION: there is hardly success without passion. To be successful, you have to be passionate about whatever it is you do. This doesn’t mean they are not open to objections or criticism. Their passion drives them to do better and get better.

GREAT THINKERS: successful people are great thinkers. No matter how high your IQ is, you’re not going to be successful if you can’t think outside of the proverbial box. On the other hand, you need rational thinking skills to correctly judge whether your ideas have merit. Therefore the ability to think critically is necessary.

ENERGETIC YET CALM: successful people are mostly strong and energetic people. They are goal getters and they know how to put their strength in the right directions. They know how to stay energetic and focus and how to avoid being unnecessarily hyperactive.

AMBIVERTS: they know how to balance being an introvert and extrovert. They know when to listen and when to talk. They have the crucial understanding of exhibiting the right attitude at the right time.

SMARTNESS: it is normal to expect that smartness is a crucial trait for success. Successful people are not limited by what they see or what people tell them is possible. They are intelligent and they are capable of seeing things everyone around them isn’t seeing yet.

WORK LIFE BALANCE: successful people know what makes them happy and what is important to them. They know how to balance work and life. They don’t hesitate to do what makes them happy and still find a way to balance this with achieving success at work.

Adopting the following attitudes and traits can help you improve the quality of your life and the way to reason and see things generally. They are attributes that can gear a brilliant mind to success.