A must read blog by Heidi Grant Halvorson at Harvard Business Review. The following are the 9 things: Get specific. Seize the moment to act on your goals. Know exactly how far you have left to go. Be a realistic optimist. Focus on getting better, rather than being good. Have grit. Build your willpower muscle. Don’t tempt fate. Focus on what you will do, not what you won’t do. http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2011/02/nine_things_successful_people.html?cm_sp=most_widget-_-default-_-Nine+Things+Successful+People+Do+Differently Enjoy!!!!!