21 Suggestions for SUCCESS

21 Suggestions for SUCCESS by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


  1. Marry the right person. This one decision will determine 90% of your happiness or misery.
  1. Work at something you enjoy and that’s worthy of your time and talent.
  1. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.
  1. Become the more positive and enthusiastic person you know.
  1. Be forgiving of yourself and others.
  1. Be generous.
  1. Have a grateful heart.
  1. Persistence, persistence, persistence.
  1. Discipline yourself to save money on even the most modest salary.
  1. Treat everyone you meet like you want to be treated.
  1. Commit yourself to constant improvement.
  1. Commit yourself to quality.
  1. Understand that happiness is not based on possessions, power or prestige, but on relationships with people you love and respect.
  1. Be Loyal
  1. Be honest.
  1. Be a self-starter.
  1. Be decisive even if it means you’ll sometimes be wrong.
  1. Stop blaming others. Take responsibility for every area of your life.
  1. Be bold and courageous. When you look back on your life, you’ll regret the things you didn’t do more than the ones you did.
  1. Take good care of those you love.
  1. Don’t do anything that wouldn’t make your Mom proud.

Amadou is a Social Entrepreneur, Business Coach, Public Speaker, and Promoter of African Entrepreneurship. Passionate about Africa and Entrepreneurship, Amadou’s mission is to work with African Entrepreneurs to bring out their stories and support them. As the Host of Africans Building Africa Podcast, Amadou loves to chat with African Entrepreneurs to deliver informative and inspiring content to Africans who would like to start a business or invest in Africa.

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