agsandrew/shutterstock Thomas C. Corley of Business Insider has spent years studying the habits of wealthy people. He completed a “Rich Habits Study” in which he interviewed 233 people each worth more than $3.2 million, 75 percent of whom were self-made millionaires. He compiled the 10 qualities that stood out to him as most common among—and most important to—those ultra-successful individuals. Firstly, innovation, because your million-dollar idea must be just that. It needs to have some valuable quality that sets it apart from ideas that have come before. Here’s how one designer used her innovation skills to create an invention that helps fight Parkinson’s.
Have an edge
wavebreakmedia/shutterstock It’s not just your idea that needs to stand out—it’s you. Whatever your strong suit is, it needs to be strong enough to help you rise above the rest of the pack. Here are some effective ways to get noticed at work.