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5 Proven Ways to Become a Successful Person


Amit is a freelance writer who also works full-time for an IT


Being successful is not a cup of tea for everyone, but at the same time -it is very easy for an action taker. There are two kinds of habits- good and bad. However, the habits we implement in our daily lives will definitely motivate us to succeed or go bankrupt. So this is our responsibility to choose the right habits.

We often see successful people growing more and more in our daily lives. Newspapers or TV shows often describe their lifestyle. But have you ever thought that if we also become like them? Probably yes!

So, let's take a look at the habits of successful people. I have come up with the habits of a successful person. I have tried to cover all the attributes of success. Today, you would come to know what are the habits of a successful person as well as we'll discuss what do they do in their daily lives that makes them so successful.

1. Time Punctuality

You might have heard that the time is the most powerful weapon, once time passes it will never come again; and so many other things about the time. It is always nice to hear, isn’t it? Probably, yes! We listen that being punctual is very important but how much we implement it in our lives is the key. I would like to ask- do you respect your time? Kindly pay close attention to my question, it is very simple. I will not say anything on this matter now because you know the answer very well.

Now one thing may come in your mind - why do I need to be punctual? Or why do I need to come on time?

Being punctual means coming at the right time and honoring your time. If you are punctual it shows that you quite respect the person with whom you are going to meet or whether you arrive in your office.

Punctuality is what makes you stand apart from the crowd. So, learn to be on time, neither late nor soon.

2. Self-discipline

To be a successful person it is most essential to have self-discipline. Discipline is something that you should never compromise on. It helps you stay focused and make you a well-known person. Self-discipline means that you are controlling your emotions and behavior. If you are disciplined, you never fall down. You can definitely achieve your objective.

Discipline is like a commitment. A commitment is something that you allow yourself to focus on very few important tasks.

On the other hand, discipline is a cornerstone in terms of living a successful life. In history, we can find various disciplined people. As they were very disciplined to their goals and they never gave up. If you understand the importance of being disciplined you'll never taste the failure. You may be aware or not, but you are actually influencing the lives of people around you. They are watching on your every step. I have seen that self-discipline definitely works in the true sense.

3. Company (friends)

Friends are like a charging cable in our lives. Friends stand together and help in every aspect of our life. As human beings, we all need someone whom we can trust and share our pain and happiness. We need someone who stays with us even when we are in the worst part of our lives.

Make friends who want to see you at the top and force you to level up. If your surroundings are good then your results will definitely be good. So friends, work wisely.

In my life when everything was going opposite and I was not good at all. There was one of my friends who took me up and helped me get out of that situation when even no one was there. I am so grateful to him.

So, coming to the point, invest some time to find the right one. Kindly do not engage with a bad company. If you are not comfortable with anyone then come back and it will be good for you. The right company will get you on the right path.

4. Goals

If you want to succeed then you definitely need to set goals in your life. Having a goal is the first step to your success. Let's say, you want to do something, but you don't know how to do it. Will you be able to complete that work? No, you probably cannot. Without the goal, you may lack the focus and miss the path of your destination. (Setting goals gives you the complete scenario of the current task.)

We often think that if I had a luxury car, if I had a luxury home, and so on, but make no effort. Then how can we live a luxury life? No, you can't just say -I want this, this, and this. If you want something then you have to chase it. This is your life. This is your future. Nobody will come to you and make you successful. You need to step up to fulfill your desires.

The most important thing when you are about to set your goals is to listen to yourself and take time to calm down. This way you will hear the inner voice and you will be able to take the right decision at the same time.

Here is a point to consider carefully, your goals can be daily, weekly, monthly and even yearly. See, if you are not comfortable with long term goals, then try to set some daily goals instead. Start setting daily goals such that I will read at least 30 minutes a day, or I will exercise for 30 minutes (or whatever). When you feel that you can now meet daily goals, try to make them weekly and then monthly or annually.

But remember, setting goals ends with a lot of hard work. Let me tell you that goal setting is a way to develop great skills as well as design your future.

Effective goals have three elements:

  • Inspiring
  • Reliable
  • You can work on

When you make a habit of achieving goals, you will see a new version of yourself. You will see yourself successful. And what I want from you is not just to read this article, but to start working. I want you to take quick action and start hunting for your luxury life too.

5. Reading

Many people claim that they do not want to read books, articles nor any other self-improvement stuff. Because they do not find it beneficial.This is fine but please mark my words that successful people read a lot. I repeat that they read a lot. They spend their time reading some educational stuff.

Now it's your turn; it is up to you whether you read or not. But think deeply about it and analyze yourself where you are on the way to your destination.

I would probably say that you should learn something new every day. When it comes to me, I also read. I like reading self-improvement books, fiction, novels and philosophies. I read about two books a month. This month, I am reading QUIET written by Susan Cain. So, read as much as possible because reading makes you a very calm and knowledgeable person.


I believe that I have provided you with something you are looking for. Kindly let me know your thoughts and opinion in the comment section. I hope you liked this article.

In my personal opinion, I would like to let you know that success is not a family legacy and there is no such thing as good luck. This is something you achieve by working very hard. Well, I'd like to close my words with a suggestion that you should start working on the above habits right away and take the first step towards a successful life.

Thank you for reading!

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2020 Amit Masih


Amit Masih (author) from Jaipur, India on September 20, 2020:

I am glad that you have made a decision after reading this article, Shibangi! I am so grateful :)

Shibangi Das from Paradeep, Jagatsinghpur, Odisha on September 19, 2020:

Thanks for sharing this article. I'm really motivated and will try to correct some of the haphazard routines I unintentionally follow.

Amit Masih (author) from Jaipur, India on September 17, 2020:

Thank you so much, Mr. Sohail! I really appreciate your kind words. Thank you for reading!

Abu Talha Sohail from Siliguri, India on September 17, 2020:

Very well written article Amit. I liked your concluding part for working hard. Once, You work harder then only your luck will favour.

Amit Masih (author) from Jaipur, India on September 09, 2020:

I am so grateful, Priyanka! Yes, I would surely provide you with a lot of value through my writings. Stay tuned! I would be happy to see you again.

Priyanka bhadu from Rajsthan, India on September 09, 2020:

Hey, Amit

Your words are absolutely relatable. You included every aspect of a healthy and wealthy life. looking forward to read more articles from you.


Amit Masih (author) from Jaipur, India on September 08, 2020:

Thank you Eric. Yes, everyone has their own perspective to everything, so, I respect your opinion and I would like to take a moment and say thank you.

Amit Masih (author) from Jaipur, India on September 08, 2020:

Thank you so much Manas! I really appreciate your kind words. It means a lot to me.

manas on September 08, 2020:

good bhaiya and the things which you mentioned all was true keep it up

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on September 07, 2020:

Maybe I missed, leisure, prayer, nature and enjoying what you have. Maybe our definitions of success are different.