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Watching TV Every Day? Success Indicator?

Mary Ellen Tribby
 created this Success Indicator, Info-Graphic by MetEdge Do you want to know whether or not you are headed for success? See which side is the better one… As it might be hard to read, here the traits on the left side: The Success Factor Indicator

Successful People

  • Have a sense of gratitude 
  • Forgive others 
  • Accept responsibility for their failures 
  • Compliment 
  • Read everyday 
  • Keep a journal 
  • Talk about ideas 
  • Want others to succeed 
  • Share information and data 
  • Keep a “to-be” list 
  • Exude joy 
  • Keep a “to-do/project” list 
  • Set goals and develop life plans 
  • Embrace change 
  • Give others credit for their victories 
  • Operate from a trans-formational perspective



A larger version can be found on or at Stephen’s Lighthouse

Note the one indicator for successful people:  READ EVERYDAY !  Like that!






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Interview with Kerry Wilkinson

You might not have heard of Kerry Wilkinson (yet). He sold his 100,000th copy of his ebook Locked In on Christmas Eve. Another self publishing success story. I asked him a few questions and he has been extremely open with his answers. Why did you go it alone as an author?

I went alone because I never set out to “become an author”. I have a good job – which I enjoy – and writing Locked In was only ever really a challenge to myself to see if it was something I could do. I enjoyed writing it and had a lot of leftover ideas, hence the sequels.

How did you get to the top of the Kindle chart, any marketing tips?

I didn’t really do much in the way of marketing – but I did plan for success just in case. So, at the back of Locked In was a preview of….  Read more



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