Gratitude We should be grateful to the people who have shown us the path to achievement and have stood by us. Gratitude is the most important quality that a person should possess. Bavya Pressad
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Honesty is the best policy. It has kept me in good stead, be it in my relationships with my spouse, kids, family, workplace, business partners or peers. Once trust is gained then life’s battle is won. For me this is one virtue I look for in a companion, friend and relations. Sandhya Shetty
The most important quality a person should possess is humility. I find it fascinating when an individual has set themselves a benchmark, having achieved so much in their lives, yet they never have a sense of entitlement. Gayatri Ramchandran
Self respect is the most important quality one should possess. It is the basis of many qualities we should possess. Self respect helps you to not only respect yourself but also others. Niveditha Sunil
Empathy. When you place yourself in someone else’s shoes, you are opening up yourself to new and different opinions, thoughts and ideas, which help you compare your thought process with that of another’s and take right decisions both personally and professionally. Rubiya Gazi
It’s only those who accept life’s obstacles who succeed. Acceptance will heal everything and this is key to happiness. Acceptance does not mean you agree, appreciate or even like what happened. It means taking life easy and believing that regardless of what happened, one day you’ll succeed.
The beauty of being a human being is being humble. Lack of pride and vanity can make a person be more generous in his thought process and respond to situations better. Shiny Davison
The essential quality one should possess is the ability to develop the right attitude towards life. Accepting others the way they are, having a growth mindset and being resilient will definitely enable one to be a successful human and an eternal optimist, equipped to navigate life with strong will and humility. Susan Rubin Varghese
Being honest means telling the truth and being straightforward and open with people. People with personal integrity always try to do the right thing, regardless of whether anyone would ever know what they’ve done. They have a strong moral compass. Honesty and integrity will engender trust in others and always hold you in high esteem. Zoya Asma Khan
Strong relationships are built on trust. I believe that respect and trust are the qualities a person should possess. Trust is elicited by honesty, respect and integrity, being considerate, not threatening or hurting anyone because where there is respect there is success.
If someone doesn’t value you as much as you value him or her, don’t waste more energy on the relationship. Sapna Talreja
Self confidence is the most important quality. If you have trust in yourself, you are already closer to success as this helps you to start things. If you lack this quality you cannot expect others to have confidence in your capabilities. Shravanee Kale
Empathy and gratefulness are the secret ingredients for a peaceful life. Empathy will help you understand and stay calm when dealing with people. Gratefulness will help you to enjoy every moment of your life. Mythili Siddique
Two qualities are must for humans – courage to create the life you deep inside know you deserve to live, and detachment — to let go of things that no longer serve you. The ability to let go of your attachment to limitations, fears, doubts and insecurities is important. Anjali Ravindran