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About the Course

This engaging course is designed to help you achieve the success that you desire. Drawing on decades of scientific research, you will learn what the most successful people do differently than others, why IQ is not the most significant predictor of success (and can sometimes backfire), and why many commonly held beliefs hold people back from achieving their goals. Although this course is based on the science of success, you will learn many practical ideas that you can apply to your own life immediately, particularly in three main areas: • Getting better results at work (and school) • Achieving career success (however you define success) • Enjoying a meaningful, happy, and healthy life By the time you finish this course you will know more than most people know about what predicts success in life. One of the most important lessons you’ll learn is that success is earned day-by-day through small wins - small, achievable actions that together can help you achieve your goals sooner and exceed even your own expectations. Therefore, you will have an opportunity to complete a detailed action plan through which you can turn what you learned into specific steps for achieving your most treasured life goals....

Top reviews

Dec 25, 2020

This course covers everything one needs to be successful, through thorough researches and proven observations that would benefit every individual.\n\nThis is an excellent and superb course. Thank you.

May 29, 2020

This was a very insightful course. It taught me how to approach goals and develop my skills in the right way. Moreover, it changed my thinking about intelligence and taught me the value of networking.

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By Abhijit D

Jun 11, 2020

From this course, and action plan, I realized that, to concentrate on study I have to follow a proper action plan, and with that Mindset can fixed & growth.

With this course I also learnt how to focus on study, it really motivates me to go further.

By Thành N Đ

Jul 25, 2021

Great course. it is easy to understand and not overwhelming. However, if you want to benefit the most from this course, you will need to dig deeper yourself as the material only focus on the most basic concepts.

By Shreya A

Aug 20, 2020

I like how the course was structured. I am so glad to have completed the course successfully. The peer review final assignment is too good. Loved the whole course, and the instructor is amazing!

By Дмитрий М

Aug 1, 2020

Very Good !

But very poor network. May be coursera profiles should be more engaging).

Please stop me send email everyday - how to stop it?

Thank you for the course!

By Florence L

Jul 14, 2020

Really good course, the last assigment is interesting but the pair feedback is unfair, done by people not doing the work at all

By David

Mar 10, 2018

Very interesting insight on Success. Good place to get some highlight to create your action plan for success.

By berit

May 16, 2019

a little more depth maybe, but wish I had seen material like this much earlier in my life. Thank you, Berit


Feb 16, 2021

Great information, I would like better if part of the opcional readings would be available for free.

By Tarun L

Apr 16, 2020

All the myths related to Success gets busted and achieving success seems more easy than before.

By Birgitta S

Apr 14, 2021

Professor Caproni has done a great job in putting this course together, thank you.

By Ömer F Ö

May 22, 2020

it is usefull but like a self motivation book. In conclusion you should work hard.

By S J

Apr 22, 2020

great course ... making action plane and mashmellow test is best abt this course

By Iuliia

Nov 28, 2019

It is a very good course for starting to study this topic. Thank you so much!

By Lara G M

Nov 29, 2020

it's really helpful and give you a lots of skills that you need at ur life

By Navneet G

Jun 8, 2020

It will gonna help me a lot to develop my traits to be a successful person

By alexander k

Jul 8, 2020

Great course!! It can really help when getting into personal development.

By Ayush S

Apr 6, 2020

The content should be more interesting as it was boring at some points

By Antonio M

Oct 15, 2021

Interestin course. Great teacher. A lot of interesting insights.

By Rosemary p

Feb 14, 2021

Good and well-structured course. The outcome was well planned.

By Darwish A H

Jun 11, 2019

thank you for the course, contains great concepts for success

By Ajeethkumar U

May 31, 2020

thanks for creating this opportunity to learn something new.

By Sanjay O

Apr 17, 2020

I recommended Every Graduate Before Choosing Their Carrer.

By Nor A b O

Jun 8, 2020

Is a good for people really need info for futher details

By Ratna P S

May 19, 2021

I had an excellent experience in learning and knowledge

By Fidel L

Oct 2, 2020

I learned a lot from this course! Thank you so much.