Disciplined, Uncompromising, Tough, Courageous, and Humorous (D.U.T.C.H). The 5 main attributes that are to be found in most successful people. This has resulted from a careful study of the main personality traits to be found in the world’s most successful people from politicians, sportsmen and women, and business people.
Successful people are well organized and self-disciplined. Often they have been brought up in a structured disciplined environment. From being led they know how to lead. They are respectful of others and know how to command respect from others. They understand the importance of loyalty and demand loyalty from others.
Successful people do not accept half measures. They do not tolerate incompetence. They speak out against injustice. They stand up to unnecessary bureaucracy and demand fairness and correctness in the world around them. They will ‘fight their corner’ in every situation.
Successful people are tough. They resist personal attacks without emotional reactions. They possess a ‘thick skin’. They are able to accept criticism without being offended.
Successful people have the courage of their beliefs and convictions. They are able to face up to adversity. They often succeed against huge odds because they have the courage and the vision to plow through all the barriers and obstacles placed in their way.
Successful people will possess a sense of humor. They will not become stressed and will often overcome difficult situations with their wit and well-placed humor.
Be sure to remember D.U.T.C.H to remind you of the 5 attributes of successful people. This is by no means an exhaustive list of attributes possessed by successful people but by concentrating on these 5 will give you a good head start in your self-help process, and you will find that all other attributes necessary to make you successful will fall into place naturally.