By SM.18 Jun, 2017
1. Make a to-do list of your goals
Yes, focus on your goals. If you know what you are working towards then it becomes your focus for the day and the sense of accomplishment on achieving that goal is immense. It makes you disciplined as well.
2. Don’t let the television and social media distract you from important work
Rich and successful do watch television but keep it to the minimum, mainly to keep abreast of the day’s current affairs and social media just to plan activities or business deals. Instead of staying stuck in front of the idiot box, they have other interests such as reading or playing a sport. Yes, there are things beyond a computer screen. Try the change and it will do wonders for your development as well.
3. Build your network
This is where social media and watching television comes in. Businessmen, successful entrepreneurs always think about networking. It also helps increase your product’s reach, develop new contacts for business or work and gain important information useful for you in your profession. A well-known face in the circuit will gain you better standing in the job market as well.
It may sound harsh but that is the truth. Always being the ‘yes’ sayer could gain you the image of someone who can be walked over and taken for granted. Say No to anything that takes your time, spreads negativity, causes you loss or is useless for your focus or work. Let people sulk, they will learn that you mean business and take things seriously.
5. Manage finances well
How do you think a millionaire reaches that position? Apart from those who have inherited wealth. Even then wealth inheritors work hard to keep that style of living up as well. And for someone who is aspiring to become rich, it matters that they learn how to handle the wealth that will come to them eventually. It does not happen that today you work hard and tomorrow you become rich. It takes time and like any business requires your capital and investment of time and hard work. It also means making wise investments, look for new opportunities and set aside emergency funds.