Success isn’t something you can achieve overnight. Many people wonder how they can achieve their goal and be successful not realizing that everything they need to achieve all the success they desire is within them. Successful people are where they are today because of their habits. Habits determine 95% of a person’s behavior according to medium.com
The things you are now, and the things you will become, is determined by the quality of habits you form. Creating good habits and positive behavior can lead you to the path of success you’re aiming for.
Here are some of the Habits you can adopt to start your journey to become Successful.
The Aim, The Vision and The Purpose
Remember: Vague desires and beliefs lead to vague outcomes. Successful people constantly seek clarity in their lives. Start to know what you want and follow your dreams. It is this sense of direction that will give you the staying power to stick to your goals and achieve your dreams.
You need to become a habitual goal setter, and dedicate yourself to working with clear, written goals which form good daily habits. Highly successful people are intensely goal oriented. They know exactly what they want, they have it written down and accomplish it. Start to review and work on your plans as a daily routine. Learn how to use the “80-20 rule” to efficiently work toward achieving your goals.
If you want to be successful, learn to concentrate. You cannot do everything all at once, focus on the activities that will give you the highest return on the goals you want to achieve. Make a to-do list, start from your priority to the least one and finish them one at a time. Multi-tasking will take most of your precious time and will end up not finishing anything.
The Result Driven
This is made up of two practices.
The first is the practice of continuously learning so that you become better at what you do.
The second practice is that of task management. Why not “Time Management”?
Let’s be honest, time is large and unclearly defined. Time is way more difficult to manage. Also, when you say “time”, that can mean, 10 minutes, 1 hour, 3 days, 1 week or even 4 months.
With Task Management, you can create a list of specific things that you need to work on. Completing them allows you to feel that you’ve made progress or accomplished something. Results can also be made visible if you create a specific list of finished tasks.
The key is setting very clear priorities to be done and then concentrating on them.
The Brave Ones
We all know the phrase "No Risk. No Reward." Let’s be honest, only few people know how it’s like to take the risk and achieve the reward they deserve. We are often afraid to take the risk because we are afraid, we might lose everything. Successful people have the courage to begin AND the courage to continue. Start the habit of taking the leap, to go “all in”, and do not be afraid to burn bridges if it means moving forward.
The Action Oriented
This is really the most important habit for material success. It is the ability to get on with the job and get it done fast. It is your ability to develop and maintain a sense of urgency, and a bias for action. Fast tempo in whatever you do is essential to your success. You need to overcome procrastination, push aside your fears and launch 100% toward the achievement of your most important goals. The combination of goal orientation, result orientation, and action orientation, in themselves, will virtually assure great success.
The Health Conscious
You heard it right! Learn the habit of watching your diet and eating the right food in the right portions. Success is nothing if you’re dead. You must incorporate exercise in your daily routine to keep you fit. You know what I want to say here – be healthy to live out your years to see your success in a healthy state.
Remember, your health is the most important single thing you have, and it is completely subject to the habits that you develop regarding the way you live.
All the necessary habits you need to be successful can be developed. Today you can take complete control over the shaping of your character and personality, and everything that happens to you in the future, by making the decision, right now, to find the definition of the habits that will lead you to great success.
And when you develop the same good habits possessed by other successful people, you will be successful as well. Your future will become limitless!
About the writer: Graduate with Diploma in Information Technology and Business Administration major in marketing & management. Former teacher for secondary and tertiary level. Former Trainer for Medicare customer support John used to write articles for Houston Real Estate investing and market.