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Success Habits of Highly Organized People

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Never give up when the going gets tough. Procrastination does not breed success. When you find it difficult, work harder. 

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Success Habits of Highly Organized People

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Write Everything Down

When you suddenly have an idea while you are in the middle of something else, write it down. It will clear your mind. It is a catch-all for the light bulb moments.

Financial Awareness

Know exactly where you spend your money. Create a system for tracking profit and loss, and returns on investment. 

De-clutter

De-clutter your work and living space. It encourages a de-cluttered mind.

Everything Has Its Place

Looking for a misplaced item consumes time and energy. 

Have a designated place for everything so that you know exactly where to find things.

The 15 Minute Pick-Up

Establish a short time every day to pick things up and put them in their designated places.

Two Things

To de-clutter, choose two things to get rid of every day. 

Plans of Action

Create a plan or a system with step-by-step directions for as many duties as possible.

This frees up your mind, deters stress and promotes creativity.

Prioritize tasks

Learn to do things at the right time. Know what can wait and what needs to be addressed immediately.

Delegation

Success is not about doing everything on your own. In order to be more productive, delegate tasks and empower those who work for you to do more.

Work Hard

Never give up when the going gets tough. Procrastination does not breed success. When you find it difficult, work harder. 

Understanding Psychological Triggers

Use triggers to increase your productivity and performance.

  • Color-code your schedule
  • Listen to music to enhance creativity
  • Set alarms and timers
  • Give yourself small rewards for accomplishments
  • Incorporate time chunking

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Begin with the End in Mind

Start with a clear destination to determine your steps. Identify your values and live by them.

  • Visualize in detail your own funeral. What are they saying about how you lived your life, and your relationships? What do you want them to say? Change your priorities accordingly.
  • Break down different roles in your life - whether professional, personal or in a community. List 3-5 goals you want to achieve for each. 
  • Define what scares you and write down exactly how you'll handle it.
Go after your goals

Prioritize your day-to-day actions based on what is most important, not what is most urgent.

Be disciplined to follow these actions regardless of how you feel at any given moment. Maintain a primary focus on relationships and results, and a secondary focus on time.

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Time

Clutter drains you of your time. If you live in a cluttered place, you will spend extra time looking for lost items: keys, money, shoes, tools, etc. 

And even when you’r...

Money
  • When you don’t have financial papers organized, bills can get lost, causing you to accrue fees for being late with the payments.
  • Replacing lost items and buying duplicates of those we didn’t realize we already had can carry a cost that adds up quickly.
Stress

Examples of stress clutter can cause:

  • Having guests over becomes an embarrassment or an event that takes all-day preparation.
  • Each room carries visual reminders of all the work that needs to be done in the way of cleaning.
  • According to the principles of feng shui, clutter drains you of your positive energy.

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Be proactive

Nothing will ever get done if we wait for things to happen. 

Take the reins in your own hands to start a movement.

See the end

Knowing where the end lies helps to put us into action. 

Continue to keep your end goal in mind.

Prioritize

It can be tempting to stop something halfway through when it gets difficult.  

The difficulty of an activity shouldn't change the fact that it's our priority. Stay the course.

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