En route to the TED conference years ago, Richard St. John was confronted with a question he didn’t quite know the answer to: “How can I become successful?” He decided to find out – by posing that very question to some of the most accomplished people of our time, including Frank Gehry, Bill Gates & Rupert Murdoch. What he collected from his interviews was a list of 8 characteristics that drive success.
My personal favorite anecdote? Persistence through CRAP: Criticism, Rejection, Assholes & Pressure.
Watch below for the full list and prepare to conquer the world: