Episode 32: The 7 Traits of Highly Unsuccessful People

Episode 32: The 7 Traits of Highly Unsuccessful People

If you want to be unsuccessful in your life; you came to the right place today; here are the top 7 traits of highly unsuccessful people in no particular order:

1. Be Unhealthy

If you want to achieve anything in life, everything starts here. First, you should take care of your health, and there are only three things you need to keep in mind:

  • Quality Sleep
  • Healthy Diet
  • Physical Activity

Small steps, but you will thank yourself one day. Remember, your body is the only one you will ever get.


2. Have A Short-Term Mindset

Successful people set long-term goals, and they know these aims are merely the result of short-term habits that they need to do every day.

These healthy habits shouldn’t be something you do; they should be something you embody.

There is a difference between: “Working out to get a summer body” and “Working out because that’s who you are. Remember you to have to be consistent and persistent.


3. Have a List of World Class Excuses

Successful people know that they are responsible for their life, no matter their starting point, weaknesses, and past failures.

Realizing that you are responsible for what happens next in your life is both frightening and exciting.

And when you do, that becomes the only way you can become successful, because excuses limit and prevent us from growing personally and professionally.

Own your life; no one else will.


4. Have a Fixed Mindset

People with a fixed mindset think their intelligence or talents are pre-determined traits that cannot be changed. They also believe that talent alone leads to success — without hard work. But they’re wrong.

Successful people know this. They invest an immense amount of time on a daily basis to develop a growth mindset, acquire new knowledge, learn new skills and change their perception so that it can benefit their lives.

Who you are today is not who you have to be tomorrow.

5. Multi-Task Your Life Away

Successful people know this.

That’s why they choose one thing and then beat it into submission. No matter what it is — a business idea, a conversation, or a workout.

Being fully present and committed to one task is indispensable.


6. Hang Out with Toxic People

People you spend the most time with add up to who you become.

If you spend time with those who refuse to take responsibility for their life, always find excuses and blame others for the situation they are in, your average will go down, and with it your opportunity to succeed.

However, if you spend time with people who are trying to increase their standard of living, and grow personally and professionally, your average will go up, and you will become more successful.

Take a look at around you and see if you need to make any changes.


7. Waste as Much Time as Possible

You only have this one crazy and precious life. That’s why you owe it to yourself to see who you can become, and how far you can go.

However, to do that, you need to ditch meaningless time wasters and stop allowing them to be an escape from your most important goals.

To do that, you should learn how to take control over your focus, attention and make the most out of your 24 hours within a day.

Remember that you will die, so never stop creating your legacy and doing the things that will enrich your life.

So, in the end, I hope you take a close look at your life and see if any of these 7 traits of highly unsuccessful people are impacting your journey to a magnificent life. We are not perfect and throughout your life these traits will have a way of creeping back into your life. You need to recognize it and eliminate it from your life.

Remember: Behind every successful person there is a lot of unsuccessful years.

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