Three personality traits every expat should have to be successful

traitsBeing an expat is not for everyone. The particular expat lifestyle and continued moving around requires certain personality traits in order to be successful. We asked respondents: “Which 3 personality traits should every expat have, in order to be successful?”

Being adventurous came out as the most important personality trait with 55.3%, followed by independent (52.6%) and optimistic (52.6%).

Next on the list were flexible (36.8%) and confident (34.2%), while traits such as assertiveness, a sense of  humor, fearless, humble and trusting were deemed less important traits for making expat postings a success.