7 High Achiever Characteristics

You may be wonder how some people (high achiever characteristics) seem to have the ability to turn everything they touch into gold! They always seem to achieve great results, get noticed, be promoted often, be famous, have business and investment successes, fit, achieve their dreams, life outside is always sorted, etc.

Not to add more salt on that wound but… it almost feels like they were just born with those gifts!

It turns out high performers just think and operate differently. The good news is that you and anyone can adopt these key characteristics and become high-achieving superstars. With dedication, these characteristics can be a part of you. LIFE IS GOOD!

"One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals."  -Michael Korda  -Undefeated Motivation
“One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.” -Michael Korda

1. Ambitious, Action, and Results-oriented

High achievers have an extremely strong desire and determination to succeed in their big ambitions and goals.

They take massive action to achieve what they want and ensuring the work is done on time. Driven by the outcome and the determination to always keep moving, high achievers are always trying to find the right solution to what they want to achieve. By focusing on the right things, they can streamline the process to make things easier and push even harder on what matters.

High achievers can clearly describe what they want to achieve in the future. If people are unsure about what they want to achieve, then they will always be confused for years to come.

Everyone can have big ambitions and goals, but some take action. Some can take action, but high achievers take action and focus on results. Be an achiever!

"Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better."  -Pat Riley  -Undefeated Motivation
“Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.” -Pat Riley

2. Accepting and Forward Thinking (High Achiever Characteristics)

High achievers are future-centered. They are willing to take their Ls and not always pointing fingers outward. Therefore, they learn from it and they do not spend too much time dwelling on them. Although they don’t forget all their downs in life, they accept and move forward.

If they are too attached to previous experiences, they are choosing not to be uncommon. They are letting the memories take too much of their time, which means less time pushing forward to achieve what they want.

Rather than revisiting the past all the time, they face issues head-on. Accepting what already happened. Then moving past it.

"When people say no, I say next.  Just keep moving forward."  -Lue Hang  -Undefeated Motivation
“When people say no, I say next. Just keep moving forward.” -Lue Hang

3. Less Self-destructive (High Achiever Characteristics)

That cake will taste good for the moment, but it gets worse in time. That tv is very pleasurable to watch, but it gets worse in time. That drama or negative perspective is easy to get into, but it gets worse in time.

High achievers are less destructive in their lives.

If they fall, they can usually realize it and quickly pick themselves back up and keep on track.

"When a bad thing happens, you can either let it destroy you, define you, or strengthen you.  Choose wisely."  -Mark Divine  -Undefeated Motivation
“When a bad thing happens, you can either let it destroy you, define you, or strengthen you. Choose wisely.” -Mark Divine

4. Self-desciplined (High Achiever Characteristics)

A trait that most high achievers have is self-discipline.

Without self-discipline, nothing works. This doesn’t mean they don’t know how to have fun. High achievers are really good with time management and can balance things out in their lives.

To stay balanced in life, avoid wasting time on pointless activities too much that is not bring anything good to you.

"Discipline equals freedom."  -Jocko Willink  -Undefeated Motivation
“Discipline equals freedom.” -Jocko Willink -Undefeated Motivation

5. Optimistic

Optimistic people perceive the world in a positive way.

This comes easily for high achievers. They always think the best possible thing will happen as they confidently move towards their clear goals.

The glass is always half-full and there is always more to achieve.

If they are more pessimistic, they will let negative thoughts consume what they are trying to achieve.

Therefore, remember you are not your negative thoughts or others. Only you are stopping yourself from trying to achieve what you want to.

"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."  -Willie Nelson  -Undefeated Motivation
“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” -Willie Nelson

6. Always Learning (High Achiever Characteristics)

Learning is second nature to high achievers. They always learn what they need to learn to achieve what they want.

Learning proves that wishes and dreams do come true. With learning, the mind or thinking expands.

"The trick in life is learning how to deal with it."  -Helen Mirren  -Undefeated Motivation
“The trick in life is learning how to deal with it.” -Helen Mirren

7. Intrinsically Motivated

If someone is extrinsically or externally motivated, they will soon find themselves with no motivation and no fulfillment.

High achievers are motivated from within. Encouragement and external rewards are just extra on their journey to achieving the goals they set. All the motivation they need is themselves.

There really is no better person to motivate you but yourself. Create your own path and figure out what motivates you… And will fulfill you!

"You will never always be motivated so you must learn to be disciplined."  -Undefeated Motivation
“You will never always be motivated so you must learn to be disciplined.”

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