Essential Focus for Success

What are the essentials for success in today’s world?

12 Essentials for Success, Competencies Employers Seek in College Graduates from Holden Leadership Center

  1. Working in a Diverse Environment
  2. Managing Time and Priorities
  3. Acquiring Knowledge
  4. essential hackingThinking Critically
  5. Communicating Effectively
  6. Solving Problems
  7. Contributing to a Team
  8. Navigating Across Boundaries
  9. Performing with Integrity
  10. Developing Professional Competencies
  11. Balancing Work and Life
  12. Embracing Change

What do successful people say is essential for success?

  • The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion. – Nadia Boulanger
  • I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature. – John D. Rockefeller
  • Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress. – Nicholas M. Butler
  • It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom. – Dee Hock
  • Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem. – Jiddu Krishnamurti