By | Lachlan Brown | hackspirit.com
If you really want to be successful in life, you need to start looking at your habits.
As Aristotle once said:
“Excellence is not a singular act; it’s a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.”
The attributes shared by successful people don’t just happen by accident or luck. They originate in habits, built a day at a time.
If you do the right things every day, then eventually you’ll grow into becoming a successful person.
Here are the habits and traits that set successful people apart. How many do you have?
1. They’re proactive, not reactive
Some of us are so reactive in life that we never actually create progress.
We only act in response to change, rather than taking action to make a change.
The most successful and productive people don’t “merely react”. They focus on making things happen.
You can’t wait around for good things to magically happen. You need to take action. Barack Obama said it best: