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In all honesty, there is no secret to success. However, there is a group of people who have applied principles that are discernable and teachable. They are principles that can be learned today and applied tomorrow. That being said, there are certain character traits that these people who achieve incredible things, who overcome incredible odds, who rise above circumstances and situations, all have in common. They all have a common attitude; they push forward beyond their circumstances or disabilities, and live a life beyond mediocrity; they have chosen to seek a life of achievement and personal impact and to fully live their lives in spite of what others would see as setbacks. They found reasons to succeed, not excuses to fail. I am firmly convinced that our life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we respond to what comes our way. Ted Engstrom once wrote, “Cripple him, and you have a Sir Walter Scott. Lock him in a prison cell, and you have a John Bunyan. Bury him in the snows of Valley Forge, and you have a George Washington. Raise him in abject poverty, and you have an Abraham Lincoln. Subject him to bitter religious prejudice, and …