Do you want to reach the top and stay there? Grow these daily habits from today.
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Have you ever wondered how some people got so successful? A great idea, motivation, persistence and a bit of luck were helpful, but what lies behind are the habits shared by these people. Here, nine habits that have helped them reach the top and stay there:
In 2013 Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, told the Huffington Post that, above all else, meditation was the main ingredient of his success as an entrepreneur. However, Dalio is not alone. Oprah, Rupert Murdoch, Russell Simmons, Arianna Huffington, Bill Ford and Padmasree Warrior have admitted that meditation is an indispensable component of their success.
Taking care of your body and mind by relaxing, exercising, eating healthy and getting enough sleep will dramatically increase your chances of success.
It is well known that Barack Obama, Richard Branson, Jack Dorsey, Larry Schultz, Tim Cook and the CEO of Xerox Ursula Burns are early risers. How has this habit been related to your business? Those who wake up early can start their day before anyone else: they can write emails, exercise or find time for themselves. Early risers also tend to be happier and more proactive.
Successful people know the importance of establishing working relationships. In fact, one study found that networking improves people's job performance and increases the chances of finding a job. Socializing allows successful people to be more innovative. According to Dale Carnegie in his classic book “How To Win Friends Influence People” (How to Win Friends and Influence People), successful people rarely criticize or complain. They are sincere and try to be empathic.
Successful people are rarely inactive. s like Lyndon B. Johnson and Robert Moses were known for working 60 to 65 hours per week. Elon Musk works 80 to 100 hours per week, and has stated in this regard: “That is the kind of work ethic that an entrepreneur should have.”
Knowing how to say “no”
“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that the latter say not practically everything.” Warren Buffett Successful people know that by saying “no” to negativity , overwork and time-wasting activities can focus on increasing their productivity. If they say yes to everyone or everything, they will be distracted too much and will not be able to complete their pending tasks.
Less TV, more books
According to Thomas Corley, author of “Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals” (habits of the rich: the daily habits of successful men wealthiest), 67 percent of rich people only watch TV during a daily time or even less, and Corley found that only 6 percent of the rich watch reality shows, while 78 percent of the poor do.
In addition, 86 percent of wealthy people love to read personal motivational books , and dedicate at least 30 minutes of the day to this activity.
Make pending lists at night
It is known that the most successful people write their pending lists at night in order to set priorities for the next day. They number these lists to identify which tasks are most important.
Set goals and visualize the path
Joel Brown interviewed several successful entrepreneurs for and found that 95 percent wrote their goals, plans or visions on a regular basis. Successful people do this at night, or, first thing in the morning to prepare and face the challenges that will arise during the day.
Manage your money
It is no secret: successful people are where they are because they have managed to manage their finances well. This means that they invest their money wisely, seek new opportunities and create emergency funds. They are also generous and willing to help those who need it.
A saying goes that good luck and preparation always find an opportunity. The most successful people prepare for success all the time. They hope that luck finds them, and usually, it happens.