April 03, 2004
Trump's 7 Rules of Success
John Porcaro highlights Donald Trump's 7 Rules for Success [via Chris Anderson]
- You have to be born with enough brainpower.
- Once you have that, you have to love what you're doing.
I've never seen anyone succeed who didn't love what they were doing.
- You cannot stop.
If there is a concrete wall in front of you, you have to go through it. You can never, ever give up or even think in terms of giving up.
- Confidence is a very important thing.
But confidence isn't something you just develop by saying "I'm going to do this or that." You really have to believe it.
- I love pitting people against each other.
It brings out the best in people and the worst in people. If the worst comes out, you don't want them working for you.
- You have to remain cool under fire and let criticism roll off you.
Good leaders handle conflict easily and bad ones are eaten up by it.
- You must work well with others and be loyal to your team.
Disloyalty is the worst of all traits. I seldom use the words "You're fired!" in business, unless somebody is really scum and stole from me.
Posted by Jorgen Thelin at April 3, 2004 10:19 AM - [PermaLink]
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