What are the habits of highly successful people?
Success is not the result of IQ, formal education, or luck.
To succeed in your journey, you need a new mindset, a new skill-set, and new habits. Everyone gets results from their actions.
The key is to channel your actions through developing success habits.
Practicing the right habits day in and day out is the only way to win over the long run.
Here are 7 Habits of Highly Successful People:
The day is not something that happens to you. It’s something you control and shape with your actions.
If you are all over the place and if you’re not organized, you set yourself up to be unfocused and ultimately fail.
If you want to be successful, you have to be organized.
Start off each day by knowing that everything has it’s own purpose and place, and manage your time.
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Master the Art of Public Speaking
There’s a great book it’s called The Self-made Billionaire Effect.
It’s basically a study of what makes people highly successful. And what they found was that 79% of self-made billionaires spent the majority of their careers in sales.
Successful people understand that good communication skills are essential.
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You have to understand the difference between working hard and working smart.
Being busy or trying to keep your hands full is counterproductive.
Not being productive results in worse grades, more stress, makes your memory work harder, and actually takes more time.
So if you’re not productive, the game is over.
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Successful people read a lot.
Warren Buffett reads 500 pages a day.
But you don’t have to read every page of every book, because there are millions of books out there and we don’t have enough time to read them all.
Instead, pick the best books (books written by successful people) and seek for golden nuggets, because the average book only has 2 or 3 pieces of gold and the rest is filled up with stories to prove the point.
Check out my top book recommendations.
Learn to Say ‘’No’’
If you don’t set your priorities, someone else will do it for you.
“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.”
– Warren Buffett
If something is not important to you, just say no.
It’s not easy, but you will get better at it.
Make sure you sweat every day.
People sit too much in the modern world. That’s why people have insomnia, that’s why people are fat.
Daniel Lieberman from Harvard studied the skeletal system of humans and said we are built to walk 4-7 miles a day.
Without action, none of the other habits are of any use.
Theories are great, but their true value comes in their implementation.
Knowledge and wisdom without action are useless.
Take action now!
Pick one or two habits from this list and start mastering them.
How to get rid of bad habits and form new ones? Is it even possible to break a bad habit?
Check out ‘How to Get Rid of Bad Habits (Backed by Science)‘