10 easy principles for success that don’t require talent

10 easy principles for success that don’t require talent:


  1. Being punctual 

Being on time is a life lesson that is learned very early in life, not a skill or craft.

  1. Having a good work ethic 

Having a work ethic means that you know what is important to you; it means you’re willing to put forth the time and energy, and it’s based on your personal core values.

  1. Effort 

Effort is how hard you work and your work ethic determines what’s important for you to put your effort into based on your core values. 

  1. Body language 

Your body language has an impact on most of your daily activities.

  1. Energy 

Have some pride in your work and life. If you believe in what you’re doing, energy should come naturally because you’re excited.

Energy is contagious and it empowers people in a positive way – be that power.

  1. Positive attitude 

If you display a good attitude, your co-workers will as well, making it easier to communicate and get along in the workplace. A positive attitude helps you cope better under stressful situations at work.

  1. Passion 

Don’t ever be embarrassed about displaying your passion; it will enhance the other things on this list and become infectious among the people who surround you.

  1. Being open 

Being open requires you to humble yourself and accept room for improvement. It’s one of the fastest ways to achieve success. You have to be open to constructive criticism.

  1. Being prepared 

Being prepared simply means thinking ahead.

Pay attention to the details and have a strong sense of awareness.

  1. Going over and beyond what you’re asked of doing

You must have the passion to succeed because no one gets by doing the bare minimum; it just doesn’t happen. If you have the work ethic, energy and passion then doing extra will just come along with it.