The most valuable personality trait you can have, says a study

Have you ever been described as a conscientious person? Maybe at your work or at your home of study? If so, that’s great.

It turns out that consciousness is the only important personality trait that leads to success.

Merriam-Webster defines consciousness as «be very careful doing what you’re supposed to do«. Also worried about do something correctly. Scrupulous, meticulous and careful.»

But really, consciousness is so much more.

Conscientious is vigilant and thorough

It is also a trait of five factor personality modelwhat includes extraversion, neuroticism, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness to experience.

People conscientious are self-disciplined, organized, deliberate and they have one need for achievement. Therefore, it stands to reason that people who show awareness do better in schoolremain in a couple longer and achieve better jobs.

Conscientious people may are not considered aware, since they are usually disinterested.

In addition, people aware «have fewer strokes, lower blood pressure, and a lower incidence of Alzheimer’s disease«.

Furthermore, «Conscientious people earn higher salaries. The National Institute on Agingalso found that awareness is linked to income and the work satisfaction. Other studies show that consciousness is the most important factor to find and keep a job.

Good deal, if you ask me.

In a study published in the European Journal of Personalitythe researchers found that emotionally stable and conscientious participants had higher earnings and job satisfaction.

conscientious people They are on time, super organized, focused on completing their tasks, and helpful to their co-workers.

Conscientiousness is a character trait that every employer is looking for a potential new employeeand conscientious students do well in school because they like to follow the rules.

In another study of yalepublished in the Journal of Research in Personalityconsciousness emerged as the personality trait more consistent and strongly correlated with academic success.

Wow, conscience is like a superpower– Improves every situation in which it is compromised.

Now of course you can’t just decide to be conscientious one day and all these things will happen to you.

Being conscientious is a personality trait cultivated that cannot develop overnight.

Needed time, patience and a lot of intelligenceapparently.

However, if you are one of the lucky ones who are conscious by nature, good for you! You’re doing better than the rest of us.

If your child has a personality conscientiouscan be a little less diligent, but being conscientious predicts great things for children.