By: Karen Boyd, Business Strategist Coach

In order to succeed in life, whether it be in business, relationships or sports, you will need to have the right mindset.  Most people simply do not know how powerful their minds are and how it can be the determining factor behind their success.

A lot of people have failed simply because their minds were never in the right place.

Here are 5 success traits you should have to be able to really succeed.

1. Determination

Successful people are simply more determined than those that are not.  This is a trait that is seen in every person that is successful in their given field.  It is a known fact that diligence pays off!  Never quit!

2. Relaxed Despite Adversity

If you are a business owner, you have most likely dealt with a lot of problems.  The way that you deal with this adversity will shape who you are as a person and as a business owner.  If you are able to stay relaxed despite adversity, you will be able to become more successful.

3. Knowledge

Smart people are simply smarter but we are not talking about grades in college.  Knowledge with everyday things and common sense is very important and you will need to understand just how important it is to have a lot of knowledge.  Know your game, how to play it, and play it well!

4. Invest

Successful people will not be afraid to invest in themselves.  Whether it is for training, practicing or something that will help with their success, successful people will simply invest in their success.

5. No fear of failure…Well!

If you have no fear of failure, then you will be able to see success clearer.  Once you are able to rid your mind from the fear of failure, you will be able to be more successful.  You can do it!

These are just some of the traits that successful people have but you can certainly have them as well.  Just as long as you are patient and you try to incorporate these traits, you will be able to succeed in any aspect of life.

Remember, success is your victory on your terms!