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35 Attitudes and Behaviours Ideal for Success in today's World of Work

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These 35 Attributes will Propel you to Success as an Intrapreneur or Entrepreneur in today’s World Of Work. Having a vision /dream /goals; being passionate/excited about your work; being in charge of your own destiny, and more...

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35 Attitudes and Behaviours Ideal for Success in today's World of Work

  1. 1. That will Propel you to Success In Today’s World Of Work 35 Attitudes and Behaviours
  2. 2. Have a vision / dream / goals
  3. 3. Be passionate / excited about your work
  4. 4. Be in charge of your own destiny
  5. 5. Have a relentless ‘success’ attitude
  6. 6. Be brave / courageous / confident / do not be afraid
  7. 7. Look for / take opportunities as they come
  8. 8. Be polite / courteous / respectful
  9. 9. Take risks / experiment
  10. 10. Embrace failure / learn from it
  11. 11. Question authority
  12. 12. Be innovative / find new and better ways of doing things
  13. 13. Have fun / don’t take yourself too seriously
  14. 14. Learn new things all the time / grow
  15. 15. Be ambitious…
  16. 16. Cut through unnecessary red tape
  17. 17. Celebrate successes
  18. 18. Be yourself / unique / different
  19. 19. Know and acknowledge your strengths & weaknesses
  20. 20. Be patient…
  21. 21. Help others to grow
  22. 22. Demand / expect / aim for excellence One has to set high standards… I can never be happy with mediocre performance. – Patrice Motsepe “One has to set high standards I can never be happy with mediocre performance.“ Patrice Motsepe
  23. 23. Be generous / reward success “All our businesses comprise of the BEST people money can buy. Patrice Motsepe My policy is hire the best and pay them well” “All our businesses comprise the BEST people money can buy. Patrice Motsepe My policy is hire the best and pay them well ” In January 2013, Patrice became the first person in Africa to sign Bill Gates’ and Warren Buffett’s Giving Pledge, whereby he will donate half of his fortune to charity
  24. 24. Be real / human / vulnerable “I’m a sinner. I fumble. People must see me as one of them. The things that worry them, must worry me ” Patrice Motsepe
  25. 25. Be a mentor / a role model
  26. 26. Have a social conscience touched lives, made a difference and gave back to society.” “I want to be remembered as someone who Wendy Luhabe
  27. 27. Take a stand / make your voice heard
  28. 28. Have a global perspective / footprint Wendy was appointed the Honorary Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order by the British Royal Family for her services at the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award International Foundation. The investiture was on 11 July at Buckingham Palace, London “(giving back) should be a duty that everyone should assume, but it should not be imposed. We have to be moved to make some contribution. It’s going beyond just making enterprises,” Wendy Luhabe
  29. 29. Aim high…
  30. 30. Endure the struggles
  31. 31. Make a move; see what happens
  32. 32. Let failure fuel your innovation
  33. 33. Be hard on yourself / keep yourself in check
  34. 34. Know that success does not come easy
  35. 35. Dare to get involved / take part “I could either watch it happen, or be part of it” Elon Musk
  36. 36. Whatever happens, don’t give up on your dreams
  37. 37. 35 Attitudes and Behaviours That will Propel you to Success In Today’s Competitive World Of Work Insights from quotations by: Brought to you by… Oprah Winfrey - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oprah_Winfrey Richard Branson - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Branson Bill Gates - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Gates Patrice Motsepe - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrice_Motsepe Wendy Luhabe - http://www.wendyluhabe.org/about/ Elon Musk - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elon_Musk
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