1. They don't crawl out of bed: Real powerful people leap out of bed, bursting with energy to tackle a glorious new day that is full of exciting new opportunities and adventures. They wake up happy to have the chance to write another chapter of the story that they all call, life to continue with their work.
2. They don't freak-out when a problem happen: Real powerful people realize that a problem is nothing more than an opportunity for new solution. Instead of freaking out about what to do about an inconvenient situation, powerful people spend their time inventing a creative solution for a problem.
3. They don't blame their problems on other people or circumstances: Real powerful people are the CEO of their life, so they refuse to pass the buck by blaming another person for their problems un least the other person really start the problem. Life is full of mysterious events that cannot be predicted, but when faced with unexpected negative situations, really powerful people focus on their ability to react in a positive fashion to resolver it.
4. They don't accept defeat without putting up a fight: Real powerful people are not immune to making mistakes. Instead of agonizing over a bad idea or failed business approach, they ask themselves, "Why didn’t this work and how can I do better next time?" to resolver the problem. Real powerful people know honest reflection will help them evolve into their true potential.
5. They don't hide from harsh truths they need to hear: Real powerful people are willing to confront the truth for whether they want to hear it or not. They are confident enough to confess their faults, develop their weaknesses, and evolve as required.
6. They don't forget the people who helped them succeed: Real powerful people appreciate those responsible for their success as they always gave credit to the person who help them. They would never get so caught up in delusions of grandeur that they can't take the time to call their mom, check in with their best-friend, or send a thoughtful email to a networking contact who helped them achieve a specific goal.
7. They don't work without a higher purpose: Real powerful people are passionate beings who cannot contain their excitement when they speak about what they hope to accomplish in the world. They are not fans of simply performing an eight-hour shift, instead, they see every work-day as another step forward to achieving their higher purpose in the world.
8. They don't care what people think about them: Real powerful people are comfortable in their unique body, action and individual personality. While they hope to get along with as many people as they can, they don't make any apologies for who they are.
9. They don't get consumed in negative feedback: Real powerful people don't flinch at baseless claims, irrelevant criticisms, or nasty comments. While accepting constructive-criticizing is something anybody should do as long is done politically, real powerful people don't get caught up in negative opinions as they can't do anything about.
10. They don't neglect their personal health and well-being: Real powerful people treat their body as if it is a glorious vessel that protects them from illness and injury. There is no denying that life can get hard, so they might not stick with their healthy living plan all the time. When they get off track, they give themselves a gentle reminder with a mantra like "To take care of others, I must first take care of myself".
11. They Accept Blame when They Deserve It: Sure there are things do go wrong sometimes and there are times when it's accidental. There are times when it's somebody else's fault. But at the times when you know you are at fault for the problem, the mature and responsible thing to do is stand up and own up to the mistake, accept the consequences, and be part of the solution to the problem resulting from your mistake.
12. They Accept Their Consequences: This doesn't mean that they should accept blame that they don't deserve, but if they committed a crime and they believe they're the best and powerful people. Real powerful people accept the consequences of their action and admit responsibility for their action whatever they like it or not, and they also accept the punish of their action.