It’s not easy, dating a woman who doesn’t need saving. As a man, you’re only too used to doing that; you love doing that, just like you enjoy the occasional ego boost. But, she doesn’t need it. That’s something that you not only have to understand but, also—and more importantly—need to accept.
Success is not overnight. It is in your very being, in your habits, in your everyday routine. It is boring hard work; it is not glamourous – it is sweat, sacrifice and self-control. One often wonders what is it that successful people do differently. Perhaps they sweat it out more; perhaps they put in more hours; perhaps they go that extra mile. While it’s true that they do put in more effort in the things they do, fact is their approach to life is different. As they say, success lies in the details. Here are 8 things successful people do differently than others.
When Warren Buffett was 15 years old, he found a copy of Dale Carnegie's " How to Win Friends & Influence People " on his grandfather's bookshelf.
As Alice Schroeder writes in her biography of the legendary investor, "The Snowball ," Buffett was having difficulty fitting in at high school, and so the title was too much to resist.
He began experimenting with Carnegie's techniques, and though they hardly made him a lovable gentleman overnight, he found that all of the book's advice worked for him and ingrained it within himself.
Though "How to Win Friends & Influence People" was published in 1937 and contains some dated language and references, its key wisdom - drawn from the lives of people like Abraham Lincoln and contemporary psychology - is just as applicable today as it was during the Great Depression or when a young Buffett picked up a copy.
We've summarized some of its main lessons on how to be a likable, persuasive, and influential leader: