The One Factor You Need For Success
What do Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, and Steve Jobs all have in common? Not only are they extremely successful people but they share the one same trait and that is FOCUS. If you don’t believe that focus can make a huge difference look at Apple in 1998. They had a wide assortment of products then Jobs stepped in and focused on what mattered, innovation. Several years later the iPod came out and setting the way to revolutionize and industry.
Learn what Gates, Buffet, and Jobs have to say about focus.
Focus was key for Buffett as well, Schroeder writes: “He ruled out paying attention to almost anything but business—art, literature, science, travel, architecture—so that he could focus on his passion.”
To be successful at anything you need to focus in order to be better than average. Focus can be broken down into two parts. The first is knowing what holds most people back and how to avoid these pitfalls. The second is having a feedback system with a series of goals where you are constantly learning. If you stretch yourself too thin on too many projects you will come up with mediocre results.
Read about the importance of focus and how it impacted these three great men.
About Shaun Archer Tatum Shaun works in corporate finance in New York City. He has done financial consulting for several start-ups and has worked at several Fortune 500 companies. He has contributed several finance/investing articles on Seeking Alpha which have been published on Yahoo! Finance.