Everybody wants to be successful yet only few men have reached the billion dollar mark, but most of the time those who did all shared a common set of skills and traits. Becoming a billionaire is the epitome of success for many people in the world. Everyone wants to be rich and successful. But the billionaires of the modern age—Elon Musk, Larry Page, Bill Gates—go beyond their bank accounts towards a goal to positively effect the lives of a billion people. And although no one can guarantee you that you will become the next Larry Page or Steve Jobs, what we can promise is you is that if you apply the principles and key lessons, that you will be more successful than you ever thought you could be.