Husband-and-wife-writing team, Camille Swenney and Josh Gosfield, the authors of The Art of Doing: How Superachievers Do What They Do and How They Do It So Well, wanted to keep their writing real.
So, they interviewed over-the-top 36 superstars in their respective fields to determine if and what they had in common, reports Forbes. There are 10 cited in this report.How many are in you, too? (It may take a memory expert to recall the 14-word title of this book verbatim.)
Interview after interview with some of the world’s most successful people—actress Laura Linney, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, crossword mastermind Will Shortz—they began seeing patterns emerge. No matter how diverse their goals or crafts, these super-achievers shared many of the same habits.