What Makes Billionaires ?
A billionaire could be define as someone who has made a billion dollar.
Billionaires make their money from being successful in numerous business ventures.
They have been successful with numerous business ventures but have also failed in a lot.
In fact they are successful today because they didn’t give up when they failed.
They are able to stand out in the 1 % because of some set of habits which are not easy to keep and usually yield outstanding results in the long term.
Billionaire Habits Which Make Them Stay Rich
1. Play Hard
Billionaires take time to have fun .
This is one of the best and billionaire approved way to recharge.
Like the common saying goes work hard , play hard.
Most billionaires know that playing hard puts them in the state of mind and gives them the energy to work harder.
2. Multiple sources of income
It is a proven fact that the average millionaire has atleast 3 sources of income.
They don’t believe in putting their eggs in one basket.
Aside from their billion dollar companies, many billionaires also have multiple investments.
Many billionaires know about the uncertainty in business and the amount of risk involved.
So having multiple sources of income limits the chances of going broke due to a single mishap.
3. Wear same clothes daily
I am certain you might be well aware of this.
Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerburg are two billionaires who are famous for repeating outfits.
The main reason for this is limiting the amount of decisions they make daily.
Making decisions takes up brain energy and mindful of the fact that we humans just have a limited amount of energy, we need to use that energy wisely.
This involves eliminating some decisions, making things like the clothes you wear a constant you don’t need to decide on.
When many of us think of making money, we think of all the houses, clothes, shoes and so much luxary we would enjoy.
But most people who make billions and stay billionaires are very frugal.
They only get necessities and buy things for the long term.
5. Public transport give
Taking public transport helps billionaires save money and also they get the chance to interact with regular people.
It gives them the chance to take a break from their lives .
6. They do things for long term
Unlike many people, billionaires don’t strive for overnight success.
They work for the long term.
They take on investments which might even seem like a mistake but in the long term this puts them at the top.
7. Wake up early
Many billionaires talk about having powerful morning routines.
Routine which help them be their most productive selves.
In order to meet up with their first apponitments and also keep thier helpful routines, waking up early is a necessity.
Waking up before most and getting things like medittaion and exercising done with no distraction.
Billionaires and millionaires talk about the positive impact emdiation has had on their lives.
They say meditating daily heps them center their thoughts, it helps them make better decisions and reduces stress.
The time you spend meditating doesn’t really matter.
Some billionaires meditate for 5 minutes a day while others do so for an hour.
What matter is you take some time to focus on the present.
No thoughts abot your past or future.
Just concentrate on your breathing, your environment, the sounds and smells.
9. Productivity hacks
Billionaires put in place systems which help them be most productive.
They create work spaces with limited or no distractions.
They take regular breaks and so much more to maximise their productivity.
- Say no
- Set time to check emails.
- Listen to music
- Use template
- Set priorities.
10. Body language
Body language says alot.
Body can get tell if you are being honest, if you are confidence, if you have doughts and so much more.
Many billionaires have mastered their body language to sent out messages which work in their favor.
They use the right body language to get the most profitable outcomes from their employees, business meetings and so much more.
Billionaire Habits to increase your brain power
11. Good brain food
Many billionaires are very concious about what they eat.
They need to always be on their A game in order to efficiently run their billion dollar businesses.
Food like ; Fatty Fish, Coffee, Blueberries, Turmeric, Broccoli, Pumpkin Seeds, Dark Chocolate, Nuts. are great for th brain
12. Positive thoughts
Billion can’t afford to keep their thoughts in auto pilot.
They make a concious decision to filter their thoughts.
Science has proven how powerful thoughts are.
The signals that light put in our brain when we think about doing something are same as when we actually do the thing.
Our thoughts have a great impact on our brain so billionaires have learned to have the right thoughts for the best results.
Exercise affects the brain on multiple fronts. It increases heart rate, which pumps more oxygen to the brain. It also aids the bodily release of a plethora of hormones, all of which participate in aiding and providing a nourishing environment for the growth of brain cells.
Many billionaires begin their days with exercising which results in great health and great brain power.
14. Brain nutirents
Billionaires take pills, nutrients which help them maintain a sufficient amount for brain efficiency.
According to everyday health,
Omega-3 fatty acids, especially docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), have been found to promote the efficient electrical signaling between nerve cells, reduce inflammation, and even appear to improve mental concentration and fight memory loss.
Flavonoids is great for better memory and vitamin E helps protect the brain.
15. Positive peer group
You have probably heard the saying that you an average of the five people you surround yourself with.
It is no concidence that you see most of the friends of billionaires are also billionaire.
When all your friends are working at being big, you get motivated to do same.
You want to surround yourself with people who inspire you to be better.
When you surround yourself with the right friend , the type of conversations you also have becomes better.
Conversations which broaden your knowledge.
16. Clean environment
A clean and orderly environment, puts us in the state of mind to make better choices.
Most billionaires work in environments which help them to easily get to what they need to get the work done.
Sleeping helps us recharge.
Without suffiecient amounts of sleep we won’t be functioning at our best and we can easily experience burnout which billionaires try too avoid.
Many billlionaires talk about giving up some fun activities, like outings and drinking in order to get enough rest so they can be their most productive selves when the sun comes up.
18. Protect your brain
There things which have being proven to have a negative impact on our brains.
- So much social media
- Missing out on sleep
- Having too much alone time
- Eating so much junk food
- Blasting your headphones
- Not moving enough
- You over eat
- You stay in the dark for too long
All this have a negative impact on our brain.
Billionaires know this and they avoid doing any of this.
19. New learnings
Science has shown that learning new things acts as exercise for our brain.
So to keep their brains fit and healthy, billionaires make it a priority to keep learning.
Most of them promote reading and reading a lot.
Like the saying goes not all readers are leaders but all leaders are readers.
20. Stress management
Life could be really stressful not to talk of when you have a billion dollar company to manage.
Billionaires adopt daily habits which help them let go of some of this stress.
Thinks like meditating, exercising, spending time with friends and family and so much go a long way help make their days less stressful.
21. Limit Social media use
As we previously discussed lots of social media is bad for the brain.
The decision making of what to click on and what not to leads to brain fatique.
Spending lots of time getting to know the highlights of people’s lives and comparing yourself to them is also unhealthy.
Many billionaires know this and they take actions to limit their use of social media.
Some don’t even have phones, others don’t have social media apps on their phones.
Billionaire Habits To Improve Productivity
We peviously talked about billionaire putting in place certain hacks to maximize their productivity.
I will like us to go a step further and see some of those hacks and how and why they work for them and could work for you too.
Billionaires begin their day, week , month and year with planning.
They take out time to schedule what they need to do to attain their goals.
This helps them limit the number of decisions they need to make.
Hence saving their brain power and managing their time efficiently.
23. Hire Help
Billionaires have same number of hours per day like we all but they get the chance to know more than most.
They succeed to do this by buying people’s time.
They get to hire people to take up some of their tasks.
This way they accomplish more with less stress.
Billionaires focus on one task at a time.
Some even discourage multitasking.
They prefer to take up one task, taking it to the end, then taking up the next.
They put in place systems which limits distractions and help them keep their brain power for optimum focus.
They stop notifications so they won’t be tempted to look at their phones.
They create working spaces far from distractions.
25. Set priorities
They take up priorites first,then they take up the most difficult tasks.
They set up their activities so as to meet every tasks with the amount of mental energy needed.
Discipline is the one word which most billionaires speak the most of.
Billionaires take up the difficult tasks, they do what many won’t want to do.
They keep on doing all of these consistently, they keep to these habits even on bad days.
They tell us we can do anything and accomplish any task with discipline.
Billionaire Quotes about Habits
1. Life’s too short to hang out with people who aren’t resourceful.
2. It’s important to be willing to make mistakes. The worst thing that can happen is you become memorable.
3. We don’t have the luxury of time. We spend more because of how we live, but it’s important to be with our family and friends.
4. I don’t know why you should be proud of something. It doesn’t make you any better or worse. You are what you are.
5. Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.
6. When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
7. The only thing that makes sense is to strive for greater collective enlightenment.
8.The single best piece of advice: Constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.+
9. If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited to get up in the morning.
10. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.
11. It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
12. It is our choices … that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
J. K. Rowling
13. Unrestrained competition can drive people into actions that they would otherwise regret.
14. Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.
15. Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
16. The biggest risk is not taking any risk … In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.
17. I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.
How to Keep Billionaire Habits
As we mentioned in the beginning, these habits are not easy to keep.
In fact, as time goes by the more difficult it gets to keep them.
On days when we experience failure, we feel so demotivated to keep on, we may even wonder if these billionaire habits really work.
So how do we keep these billionaire habits?
We do that by doing what thee billionaires do and know.
They know that the only way to attain their goals is by keeping these habits and they are ready to do what it takes fot their goals.
They know it is hard but they are will to endure for what they really want.
They know failure is just a learning step and they nevr let that stop them from pushing on.
And above all, they know , they can only get results from what they do regularly not what they do once in a while.