Unusual Beliefs Held By Successful People [VIDEO]By Chris Brandt, UniversityHerald Reporter
Successful people become successful because they dare to be different than others. They are those who were brave enough to go against conventional wisdom and re-write the rules. They also have unusual beliefs they adhere to, so if you want to follow in their footsteps, here is a list of what you can learn from them.
Barbara Corcoran is the founder of the Corcoran Group and Shark believes that fun should always come first because life is too short. She even went on saying that for every fun she creates, she gets a 1,000 percent return. Her favorite example is when she sold her company, Corcoran Group, for $66 million where she thought their fun expense was only .04 percent.
Grant Cardone, who built a $500 million real-estate empire, says that you have to be so obsessed. This might not come as an unusual belief but he said that the obsession should be strong enough that you lose the sense of time. He said that obsession should lead you to swimming in Kool-Aid rather than just drinking it like the majority of people does.
Com Mirza is no stranger to failure. Before he built his nine-figure empire, Fitness Expo Dubai, he failed in eight companies. His advice is that if you really want to succeed, you need to condition your mind by always reminding yourself about your goals. For him, he does that by writing his five goals every day.
When it comes to unusual beliefs, Gary Nealon might come as very unusual. The president of Nealon Solutions and The Rox Group, he suggests failing fast is the secret of his success. He explained that when you fail fast, you can make improvements immediately as well. He was very pragmatic saying things will not always go according to what you planned. However, if you found out immediately, you'll be able to find solutions quickly as well.
Founder and CEO of Steve Griggs Design, he said that clearing out the small stuff will help you focus on what's more important. He said that c clearing the small and insignificant things first keeps you grounded as well as build your momentum.