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Lessons From Effective Business Leaders

SuccessLearn From Successful People

You can benefit from the knowledge and experience of the top business leaders no matter the size of your own business or the fact you are only in the idea phase of a future business.  There are a number of lessons you can learn from self-made millionaires, CEOs of huge organizations and others who have made their mark in the business world.

This article will examine some of the traits of successful business people and their unique business approaches to success.

“A proven technique in learning how to manifest one’s desires is to observe people who have attained success and have manifested their desires into their lives.  Greatness is something that not only the special among us will ever taste.” Learning From Successful People

Read And Learn

Among the numerous astute business books and autobiographies are those that were authored by successful business leaders.  In some instances, you may not find a book authored by the individual you follow and so you may want to search for a biography of that individual.  Whenever possible research literature personally penned by the person.  It isn’t necessary that you respect every aspect of a person’s life to be inspired by their works and experiences.  So it can be incredibly helpful to read books authored by people such as Bill Gates, Donald Trump, Henry Ford and others who have experienced remarkable success in business.  If you study enough extremely successful individuals, you’ll start to see certain patterns emerge and find qualities you’ll want to emulate.

“When speaking to these individuals, I always notice common traits that they all have, which lend to their success. I’ve boiled all of these into the top 14 things that all of them have in common.” 
14 Things Every Successful Person Has In Common

Don’t Copy…Emulate

While examining successful people and the numerous ways they have been successful, be sure you place greater emphasis on the basic concepts they used and not on specific business environments.  Even if you’re learning from someone who manages a successful automobile business, you can still take away a lot even if your own business has nothing to do with cars.  Many marketing and business principles can be applied across the board, so learn as much as you can from those who have been successful in any industry.  For instance, you’ll notice that people who have experienced huge success are much more determined than the regular person and don’t give up no matter the difficulty.  This is a trait every person in business really needs.

“Key To Success – Study Successful People. One key, then, isn’t in doing what successful people say, but rather doing what they do. This is how to learn success. Naturally you have to look closely and apply a little brainpower to see what they are really doing that is causing their success.”  To Find Successful People To Emulate

Remain True To Yourself

In the course of researching highly effective business leaders, ensure that you take away just what works with your particular situation and don’t copy them completely.  For instance, it’s commonly known that Thomas Edison slept just a few hours every night.  However much you may respect Edison and his accomplishments, however, most people require more sleep than this to maintain good health and function at their best.  You might learn that another good leader you admire is a vegetarian or runs five miles each day.  You can certainly emulate this individual but don’t try to do something that goes against who you are.  It is possible to benefit from the guidance and motivation of highly regarded business leaders and still maintain your personality.

“Everyone wants to learn the secrets of being successful in life. There are many people who have achieved success in this world. We seek to know how did they manage to achieve it, so that we can become successful like they are.” 
Achieve Success by Following Your Inner Guidance

Potential Guides and Advisors

As this article has stated, well-respected business leaders can provide some very handy advice if you are open to learning from their speech and writings.  Whatever business you currently have or want to start in the future, researching extremely successful people can always provide helpful information.  Although you may only know them through their published works, these individuals may inspire you and be considered your business advisors and guides.

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Co-owner/Co-founder of Intesi! Resources. Educated as an architect I transitioned to technology during my career in architecture. Intesi! Resources was founded in 2002 and my focus is everything Web/eCommerce related from the design and development of our site to all the marketing activities involved. I also provide significant support for our clients on all our products and how they are used to deliver assessment-driven learning solutions that develop self-awareness and interpersonal skills.

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About Steve Giles

Co-owner/Co-founder of Intesi! Resources. Educated as an architect I transitioned to technology during my career in architecture. Intesi! Resources was founded in 2002 and my focus is everything Web/eCommerce related from the design and development of our site to all the marketing activities involved. I also provide significant support for our clients on all our products and how they are used to deliver assessment-driven learning solutions that develop self-awareness and interpersonal skills.

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