“Think positive thoughts.”
“Quitters never win, and winners never quit.”
“Don’t cut corners.”
Odds are, you’ve been on the giving or receiving end of one of these snippets of oft-quoted advice at one time or another. These adages are equated with living a successful and happy life, and since we hear them tossed about so frequently, we tend to accept them as fact.
But what if these three truisms turned out to be, well, not true?
According to the following infographic from OPEN Forum, successful people quit, cut corners, and say “no” regularly. Maybe it’s time to embrace some new habits — and start taking advice with a grain of salt.