Habit 18

They Are Appreciative

Secret 41 for Creating Your Own Success: Be Grateful

In addition to Finding Your Passion, Embracing Change, Maintaining a Strong Work Ethic, and the other forty-eight secrets for creating your own success, another important practice for accomplishing self-made millionaire status is being grateful. I was surprised how important this secret was for the individuals interviewed for this book.

In his book The 7 Core Skills of Everyday Happiness, author Scott Wilhite says that being grateful and displaying happiness are the single greatest skills that you can have in your life. His favorite 10 words are “You can't be grateful and unhappy at the same time.”1

Besides being happy, studies have proven that people who display ...

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