Thoughts on 8 Secrets of Success by Richard St. John

career strategy goal achievement vision statement Jun 08, 2011
The eight secrets of success according to Richard St. John.

Today's article is based on a presentation the Bob Burg posted on his Facebook page a little while back. In this 3 minute TED Talk, Richard St. John tells us about the results of his research to a simple question a high school student asked him during a plane ride:

What leads to success?

He didn't have a good answer at the time, so what did he do? He started asking the people at the TED conference what made them successful. Over 7 years and 500 interviews later, he had the results. Watch his presentation and see what you think:

Here is the list for you:

  1. Passion
  2. Hard Work
  3. Get Good
  4. Focus
  5. Push Yourself
  6. Serve Others
  7. Ideas
  8. Persist

Do any of these sound familiar?  If you're a regular reader of this blog hopefully they do. My coaching programs are designed to help you identifiy and live you passion and then help you achieve in each of the other 7 areas. These are also the essence of creating and living your personal brand. These are all elements that help you create and bring to life your career strategic plan as well.

What do you think of this list?  What would you add or subtract and why? 

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