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7 Habits of Highly Successful People (That Few Know About)

There are many paths to achievement and success. Nevertheless, ultra-successful people rely on certain common habits and approaches to maintain their results and reach new goals.

The majority of people limit their growth potential by failing to implement the simplest, most rational practices, practices that the ultra-successful have mastered.

Leave mediocrity behind and ready yourself for greater success and wealth. Drop your limiting beliefs and most importantly, familiarize yourself with exactly how highly successful people think and act.

Advocate for change more frequently

Change is a difficult concept to accept. It requires the strength to move out of your comfort zone. What few realize is that, although uncomfortable to experience, the rewards for adapting are always worth the cost.

Choose to embrace change when there’s a need for it and find ways to make it a regular habit. According to Oprah Winfrey, you hold yourself hostage when you resist change.

Spearhead innovations

“It’s not that we need new ideas, but we need to stop having old ideas.” —Edwin Land, Polaroid co-founder

Most of us don’t realize our full capabilities because we often act based on what others want and do. On the other hand, super-successful individuals give birth to new ideas and seldom simply follow others. They carve their own paths to success through innovative.

Move faster

According to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, if you want to pursue big goals, you have to move fast. There’s no sense in waiting for the “perfect” moment. What you plant in the present will determine the quality of your future life. Work on your goals at a faster pace by adapting an exponential mindset.

Have unbreakable persistence

Steve Jobs is convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the average ones is pure perseverance. You need to have unbreakable persistence, capable of weathering all of life’s ups and downs. It is through these major turning points (and failures) that you become resilient enough to continue to bounce back time after time.

Outdo yourself

“Do the work. Out-work. Out-sell your expectations. There are no shortcuts.” – Mark Cuban

If you are able to dedicate more of your time and energy toward self-improvement, don’t think twice about it. Pushing yourself to over-deliver is a testament to your willpower and level of commitment, not to mention your excellence at what you do. The right kind of mindset will help you accomplish more than what you thought you could.

Spend time with highly successful people

According to LinkedIn co-Founder Reid Hoffman, one of the most effective ways to jump-start self-improvement is to associate with people who are as successful as you’d like to be. As you build and maintain relationships with mega-successful people, you begin to embody their behavior, thinking, and lifestyle – all of which give a huge boost to the speed of your journey.

Set aside time for your personal life

One thing that successful people have mastered is the art of balance. Yes, they are very serious about work and their careers, but beyond those responsibilities, they are fully invested in their personal lives.

Set aside quality time for the important people in your life, those who have helped you become the person you are today. This will provide you with the motivation needed to conquer challenges day in and day out.

“There are going to be priorities and dimensions of your life, how you integrate them is how you find true happiness.” – Denise Morrison, Campbell Soup CEO and President

Summary

The habits of ultra-successful people guide them in critical decision-making and sustain them in challenging situations. To become one of them, follow their example and find your best self.