Success doesn’t happen by chance, and achieving wealth is never an accident. Those who have gained both of these have done so through deliberate habits that make them both effective and productive. Today we’re looking at 6 powerful habits that you can try to incorporate in your own life (and businesses).
1. Be an early riser
Research shows that 44% of wealthy people wake up at least 3 hours before heading to work. Simply getting up early adds and extra hour a day to their lives. Just imagine how much productive work you can get done in the morning! There are less interruptions and you feel more refreshed.
2. Take every opportunity to network
According to research, 79% of wealthy people spend at least 5 hours a month networking. This means attending conferences, signing up for webinars, meeting new clients, meeting friends for coffee and so on. It’s important to spend time with like-minded people so you can align yourself with others and learn from them. The people you hang out with will determine what you talk about and what you do about it. Surround yourself with successful people and allow them to lift you up.
3. If you feel an itch, scratch it!
The wealthiest and most successful people are those who felt an itch and did something about it. Do you see a need in the market that hasn’t been addressed yet? Do you want to revolutionize one of your outdated work processes? If you have a goal, get laser-focused and make it a reality ASAP.
4. Read as much as you can
Studies show that 86% of wealthy people love to read. Individuals who achieve wealth and success are constantly in a state of self-improvement. They constantly read in order to learn and grow. So grab a book and start absorbing new knowledge!
5. Treat time as a precious resource
Wealthy and successful people are allergic to wasting time on unimportant matters and distractions. They don’t spend hours of their day browsing through social media (unless those whose businesses rely on it). You can’t get back wasted time so starting today, be sure to make every second count.
6. Make intentional risks
You have to understand that risks lead to rewards. Successful people are open to taking calculated risks. Take note, calculated risks and not reckless ones! That means doing sufficient research and planning the possible outcomes. Make change if you want change.
There’s a lot more where that came from but today’s let’s keep it at a short and sweet 6 habits. Jump on them today and find out how you can be a better builder, contractor, and person in general, by doing what the greats do.
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