Any form of success can be modeled by a humble student and utilized. for advancement in any other endeavor..
if you want to succeed in whatever you are doing... the best thing is to surround yourself and study those that have achieved great results before you..

Who is better as a teacher and a mentor that through his own acts conquered the mighty British empire.

Lets now study the premises that made Mahatma Ghandi the conqueror of  The Great British Empire
First som quick facts gotten from Wekipidia..
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Wikipedia
BornOctober 2, 1869, Porbandar
AssassinatedJanuary 30, 1948, Gandhi Smriti


1 The first Premise that made Mahatma Ghandi what he become and achieve.. 

A Clear and definite purpose.

His definite single purpose was to liberate India from British Rule
he had only one purpose and stuck to it to the end.
You can utilise a similar approach in business in simple steps or have as a definite purpose to one end only.. for example if you are in the
initial stages of your business ,, you could have as a definite purpose
$3000 dollars in monthly residual income... and focus on that repeating it to yourself until it becomes the only thing you thing about...
until you achieve the goal then can you change to $10000 dollars... and in that way reach a million dollars... or you could simply focus on one million dollars......but it could be better if you go up in smaller steps...
 

I,M STILL WORKING ON THIS RESEARCH.. BUT  HERE ARE SOME OF THE TO 10 QUALITIES THAT EXIST IN EVERY SUCCESSFUL INDIVIDUAL...
http://www.empowermentgroup.co.uk/news-and-opportunities-and-thoughts/brian-tracey-discovers-and-decipher-10-key-qualities-of-successful-people