Caps are happy to work for it, and luckily they possess enough discipline and sense of responsibility to get them there. Capricorns tend to be mature and are amply blessed with common sense, two more qualities which help their success-driven endeavors. The element associated with Capricorn is Earth.
No big surprise there! They would much rather stay put and get to work.
They are scrupulous with details and adopt a rather conventional posture in business and in life. Folks with this star sign feel best playing it safe, since this is a fail-safe way to get to the top — eventually.