by Jamie Tardy
“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.”
― Oprah Winfrey
I bet you’re already familiar with the colloquial saying: “It’s harder to break a habit than it is to form one.” I was reminded of this last week when an enormously successful businesswoman, whom I greatly admire, told me she was putting a particular habit on her “to-don’t” list. It got me thinking… What bad habits have people like her eliminated from their lives that helped them get to where they are today?
Luckily, I’ve interviewed over 250 self-made millionaires. So I dug into my archives of interviews searching for answers. And I’m happy to report, I found what I was looking for. In this article we’ll explore the secrets and advice of twelve of these millionaires, who are all enormously successful in their professional and personal lives. Here’s what they have told me they refuse to do…
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1. They refuse to let unsupportive people drag them down.
Abel James, Founder of award-winning podcast, Fat Burning Man, shared this tip with me: “Some of your friends, your family, certainly your co-workers, your ex-coworkers, and almost everybody on social media, will call you crazy and try to drag you down if you strive to stand out and do something different like I did. And even now, after I’ve been successful, a lot of people from my past are still like, ‘I don’t get it.’ Get used to the naysaying, and [Read more…]