Everybody has some habits. I have some habits, you have some. Habits are something unique, very personal. Some habits can make you richer, other can make you poorer. It is important to know which habits can improve your life, so you can start implementing them. Remember, you and only you are responsible for your habits. There are lot of theories on how long it can take a person to have a new habit. Some researchers proved that after 21 days of repeating the same behavior on a daily basis, it can become a new habit in our life. Others insist that 21 days is not enough; they consider that it takes at least 40 days for a behavior to become a habit in a person’s daily life.
You know your habits the best and you know how they affect your life. Some habits have a negative influence on our life, but we still do them because we are used to do them. Replace your “bad” habits with “good” habits, which will bring a positive impact into your life.
In this article, you will discover the 10 most common habits of self-made millionaires. American researcher Tom Corley studied the habits of rich people over five years, and during this time he could interview more than 177 successful people. He insisted that, without these habits, those people would never had achieved their success.
Here are those 10 main habits, which are very important in every millionaire’s life:
More than 88% of rich people read books or articles at least for half an hour every day. The most important key is that the literature of these daily readings is always motivating and self-improving, and includes biographies of other successful people.
- Communicating and socializing with successful people.
A well-known fact is that you become the average of the five people you spend most of your time with. Self-made millionaires spend most of their time with successful people who think positively about life, who are active, and who work on their goals and achieve them. Self-made millionaires avoid people with negative thinking, because they know that these people can never become successful as long as they have negative thoughts.
- Practicing sport activities.
Almost every successful person finds time for a daily sport activity. It can be jogging, some workout, fitness, tennis or any other kind of physical activity. Sport is good for physical health, but the most important is that sport is also good for mental health, and it brings fresh energy and inspiration.
- Following goals.
Rich people alone set the goals which they want to realize, and they work on them. They set a goal and they control the process for achieving it.
- Waking up early.
Successful people quite often wake up two to three hours before the start of work. It gives them the opportunity to get ready for the day, avoid any unpredictable situations and have control on their life. Also, they get enough time to achieve what they planned for the day.
- Having several sources of income.
Rich people always have multiple sources which generate them money. Their income can be from their main business, as well as returns from real estate or return from their investments in somebody else’s business…
- Having a mentor.
Every successful person has a mentor, or just some good friend, who helps him to avoid big mistakes.
- Having positive thinking.
Success only comes to positive and optimistic people. These people believe in success and they don’t get discouraged by failure. Positive people see opportunities and they use them to the maximum.
- Having good manners.
Successful people know how to behave in every situation. They have good manners and they know the etiquette. They even know which style of clothes can be the most appropriate for which event.
- Helping others.
Self-made millionaires every time help adherents to achieve success. By helping other, they lift themselves higher in success. This way they can create a team which can help them to achieve more goals and more success.
Implement these 10 habits in your life and this will definitely help you become more successful. Enjoy reading more of our articles about success and successful people: 7 rules of successful people