Have you ever wondered why some people are more successful than others? We all have 24 hours but still why some could make it and some couldn’t. Some do it all and some cant. Have you ever wondered why one particular employee gets a faster promotion when everyone in the team works equally hard? Have this ever crossed your mind that certain people just don’t complain and lead a better life than others. How they do it? Well, the definition of success differs for different people. For some it may be buying a car or a home. For some it may be lead a happy and fulfilling life. Whatever you think of success, there are some things you need to do differently than you are doing now to get successful. You need to push yourself towards that goal. That can happen by changing or including small things in your life, practising it daily and making it a habit. Here are some habits that you need for success:
This is the most powerful tool to achieve anything you want. Yes! Appreciate whatever you have in your life at this moment. Even if it is going through a rough phase, there must be something that you can appreciate. Take some time out to do it. Say, when you get up in the morning, think of all the things you have in your life for which you are thankful. But, don’t do it just for the heck of doing it. Feel happy appreciating!
There is a difference between hearing and listening. You should listen to people. Making this a habit will take you to places. People who are successful are great listeners. But, to develop this habit, you need a little patience. Try to do it daily. Like listening to some news or video for a few minutes, listening to a conversation, etc. From a few minutes, you can extend it to an hour and so on.
Reading is an essential thing no matter in what field you want to excel. Even if you want to lead a happy life, this is important. All the successful people have this habit of reading. You can read books, newspapers or anything that increases your knowledge. If you are not an avid reader, start with a novel or read news for a few minutes daily. Keep doing that daily and you will get good at it.
Giving compliments is one thing which people don’t do or fake it. Giving compliments is taken for granted. That’s where we go wrong. If you are giving a compliment, be honest about it. A compliment creates positive vibes and giving compliments feels as good as receiving it. So, do that!
Wake up early:
Yes! You need to do this! Most of the successful people you see in the world are early risers. Be it Richard Branson or Shahrukh Khan, most of the successful persons has the habit of getting up early. There are many advantages of getting up early like you don’t get much disturbance in the early hours; it’s good for your health, etc.
Think what you want to achieve. What would make you truly happy? What is that you want to buy? The habit of thinking is a powerful exercise. If you want something, think of it with full concentration, feel good about it.
Behave as if you got it. You are the person you want to become 10 years down the line or you have that car you dream of. What differently you do when you have achieved your goal, start doing it now.
A multi-talented shy lad who loves to write, read, workout, travelling, play guitar, do photography and make the worst PJ’s which can cause serious mental trouble. He is presently working with one of the Big 4 IT companies. But his real interest lies in Advertising.