O'Reilly logo

The Psychology of Success by Judith Leary-Joyce

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

BEHAVIOUR ONE

Take responsibility

SERIAL ACHIEVERS KNOW THEY DON’T CONTROL LIFE – THEY TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR HOW THEY LIVE IT

The moment you take responsibility for your life is also the moment you take off. Life really is what we make of it and it is up to you whether you make it good or bad.

When Su Lissanevitch spent her first winter in Bulgaria she came face to face with mortality. Living alone in temperatures of 15 degrees below zero and thick snow, life came down to the basics of survival. For a time, she found herself focusing on the fact that one day she would die – something we all have to face at some time. Not one to stay negative for long, she decided that if life was so short, then she needed to get on with what she really wanted ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required