CategorySuccess

How to Create the Perfect Morning Routine

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A lot has been written about the morning routines of business leaders and entrepreneurs and many bloggers and health gurus rate the idea of a morning routine very highly. Barack Obama, David Karp (founder of Tumblr), Winston Churchill, Steve Jobs, Michelle Gass (Starbucks CEO) and many others have all talked about the importance of morning routines – which are some pretty good testimonials! But...

When Friends and Neighbors Are More Successful Than You

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The American novelist Gore Vidal once remarked “it is not enough to succeed, others must fail,” a brilliant observation that explains so much about human behavior. Of course, when you are the one who has failed, the thought that you make successful people feel even better is unbearable! Success and Failure First, what do you mean by “more successful than you?” Successful...

How to Increase Your Chances of Success in Life

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In Arthur Miller’s great play Death of a Salesman, Willy Loman, an unsuccessful middle-aged salesman, sinks to his knees before his wealthy brother and begs him to reveal “the secret.” But is there one? The reality, of course, is that success depends on many things and is defined in different ways by different people. In any case, the wheel of fortune is always turning, and no...

Five Things Unsuccessful People Have in Common

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Throughout history, writers and philosophers have noted the way fate, or “the gods,” seem to curse certain individuals, who move from one failure and disaster to another. In reality, of course, people are unsuccessful because they share certain faults, many of them easily corrected. Expecting to Fail Think of the most unsuccessful people you know and you will probably find that they...

Five Things Successful People Have in Common

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At some point, we all look in awe at a friend or work colleague whose life moves from success to success: a happy marriage, thriving children, a booming business. Of course, luck plays its part. The writer C. S. Lewis once observed that, ever since the Ancient Greeks, writers and philosophers had noted the way some have fate on their side while others appear cursed. In fact, observe successful...

How to Succeed in Any Career: Try Your Hardest

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Want to do better in your career and in your life? Then the simple solution is to try your hardest. Now, this might seem like a no-brainer but it would probably surprise you just how many people don’t do this. And it might also be worth pointing out that I’m talking about trying your hardest at all possible times. To bring to mind an example of someone who doesn’t try their hardest, picture for a...

The Importance of Failure: Strategies for Learning From Failure

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As with so many things in life, failure is a matter of perspective. Strange as it may seem, you really can learn to value and even embrace it. Of course, some will roll their eyes at the suggestion and dismiss all this as mere therapy talk, or even as a way for losers to comfort themselves. But failure does have valuable lessons to teach. Ask someone who has been successful in sport, business, or...

The Traits Successful People Have in Common

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Observing the dreadful poverty of the 1930s Depression, George Orwell wrote that it seemed to him as if some people inhabited “different universes” to others. The successful poets and society people he knew in London had no understanding of what it meant to be out of work and living on government welfare in the mining districts of northern England. Indeed, for some, life is nothing...

Why You Should Learn From the Mistakes of Others – Not Their Successes!

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It is common wisdom that one route to success is to emulate the success of others. Find someone who inspires you and who has achieved the things you want to achieve and then follow their exact footsteps to get the same for yourself. Model yourself on other successful people and you’re sure to be successful, right? Well, actually this is not the view that all self-help gurus take and there...

Top Traits of Successful People

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Looking at what makes someone successful can be a difficult and futile pursuit and there are many problems with trying to achieve this. For one, when you try and look at what makes someone successful you first need to be able to define success which is something that’s different for everyone depending on who you ask. At the same time, successful people are so varied and different that...

Adam Sinicki

Adam Sinicki

Adam Sinicki is a full time writer who spends most of his time in the coffee shops of London. Adam has a BSc in psychology and is an amateur bodybuilder with a couple of competition wins to his name. His other interests are self improvement, general health, transhumanism and brain training. As well as writing for websites and magazines, he also runs his own sites and has published several books and apps on these topics.

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