Habits of Highly Successful People

Habits of Highly Successful People

Habit #1: Humble beginning

Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994 out of his garage in Seattle. His net worth is 131 Billion. His quote: Life is too short to hang out with people who are not resourceful.

Habit #2: Down to earth

Microsoft founder Bill Gates stands in line for a burger, fries and Coke at drive-in food store at the Wallingford location, 111 NE 45th St. in Seattle like the rest of us in January 2019. His net worth is 96 Billion. His quote: Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world. If you do so, you are insulting yourself.

Habit #3: Frugality

Warren Buffett purchased a five-bedroom house for $31,500 in 1958 in Omaha, Nebraska, where he still lives. His net worth is 92 Billion. His quote: Luxury is buying what you want, not what you think you should have.

Habit #4: Workout regularly

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg works out at least three days a week as part of his morning routine. His net worth is 62 Billion. His quote: Doing anything well requires energy, and you just have a lot more energy when you are fit.

Habit #5: Learn a lot

Michael Bloomberg started his career with an entry-level job at investment bank Salomon Brothers in Wall Street in 1966. He founded financial information and media company Bloomberg in in 1981. His net worth is 55 Billion.

Warren Buffet read about 600 to 1000 pages in a single day. Elon Musk learned how to build rockets by reading books. Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year, but strictly nonfiction. Mark Zuckerberg reads a book every two weeks. Bloomberg reads a lot, mostly non-fiction. He has little patience for TV. He has seen only 10 movies in his life. He has written six books. His quote: Whatever field you choose for starting a career or business, be a lifelong student.

Habit #6: Follow your dreams

Larry Page worked with Sergey Brin from a garage in Silicon Valley to start Google Search Engine in 1998. Both Amazon and Google have one thing in common, they born in a garage empty of resources but full of dreams. His net is worth is 50 Billion. His quote: Live, learn, and love… the important things in life.

Habit #7: Work hard

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time, with 28 medals. He set the goal at the age of eight: I would like to make the Olympics. He trained 365 days a year for six years to prepare for the 2004 Olympic Games. He worked on Christmas, New Year, and birthdays. He swam an average of 12 kilometers a day during his six hours of swimming in peak training phases. His net worth is 60 Million. His quote: If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people are not willing to do.

Habit 8: Self-discipline

Michael Jordan is an American basketball player. His ability to focus on his goals and the discipline to see it through. His net is worth 2 Billion. His quote: I am not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat.

Habit 9: Never give up

Jack Ma failed primary school twice and middle school three times. He also failed his university entry exam three times. He was rejected by the police force and even KFC. He applied for Harvard ten times and was rejected every time. In 2014, his company Alibaba made history through the world’s largest IPO to date. His net worth is 41 Billion.

Contributed by: Col. Prakash Tewari

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