6 Common Habits of Top Performers I’ve Met in Life (MUST READ)

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6 Common Habits of Top Performers I’ve Met in Life (MUST READ)

After reading a hundred books on success, watching hundreds of videos, and interviewing high performers for my podcast, I observed substantial similarities between them.

I worked with some of these people closely and got to see how they managed to reach the heights they did. Today I am sharing the pattern of habits of high performers I have met in life.

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These habits range from treating their time to how meticulously they plan and work. So let’s get into it.

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#1. Time > Money

Time is the most critical asset. High performers understand that.

90% of the high performers I have read about and worked within life are judicious about their time.

They know the more they save their time in meaningless talks and meetings is how they’re to perform what they’re known for.

“It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.”— Steve Jobs

When you know the worth of your time, you become accountable.

When I ran this experiment of treating time as money, I stopped watching random videos on Youtube and going down a rabbit hole on Twitter.

I became aware of where I was spending my time like never before.

Treating time as the biggest asset is the most common habit of high performers.

#2. They have a reference point

It can become daunting to continue a path with no destination.

High performers understand that. They know why they’re working so hard.

My previous company dealt with real estate in Bangalore; the company’s CEO, who was also my lead, was the sharpest mind I have worked with. This guy had all books on real estate moguls in his office.

Even as a small writer, I have a reference point for where I want to take this.

If you follow this one step diligently, you will know everything that follows this point.

Without a reference point, it’s hard to evaluate, assess and keep us motivated to work.

#3. They know they’re nothing without their health

Even Micheal Jordan won’t be able to finish a championship even if he manages to finish a game.

High performers know that no amount of money will save them from a heart attack or any other ailment. We’re nothing without our bodies.

They spend a substantial amount of their time exercising and keeping themselves healthy to conquer their goals.

You can’t be efficient when you’re not healthy.

#4. They’re constantly evolving

There’s not a topic I can’t discuss with my mentor. He knows physics, psychology, marketing, organic farming, and whatnot. I always find him reading and gifting books.

A high performer needs to keep their mind sharp — they need to invent themselves with situations.

They’re constantly evolving into the Alpha Version of themselves.

Their lifestyle works on a growth mindset, trying to reach their highest potential.

Higher performers have only one competition — themselves.

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#5. High performers mind their own business

Do you think a person who manages to ace what he does has the time to know what Sally wore at her wedding? Or why is Justin Beiber trending on Twitter?

No, they don’t.

High performers are so busy in their lives that they don’t have the time to get involved in other people’s businesses. They keep their circle small and focus on their lives.

Another high performer I met in life was a senior developer in my first job. He had zero social media presence back when there was nothing like too much social media. When I asked him about it, he said the following.

“Social media is just an extended reality show. I meet my friends off social — in real places.”

His words made me ponder. Are we using social media to show our lives more or peek into others?

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#6. They’re not afraid to fail

This one is going to be brutal.

When was the last time you made a mistake? When was the last time you failed?

Traditional wisdom has taught us never to make mistakes. Instead, follow a straight path and stick to our lane.

But guess what? In an ever-evolving world, we’ve got to learn and try new things to know what we’re best at.

When I dropped out of engineering, my extended family thought I was a failure. Little did they know about my interest in design and content marketing.

When a founder friend left his lucrative job to build his startup, he was questioned. Nevertheless, he did what he had to because he knew there were no rewards without risk.

Failing is part of being successful.

Parting thoughts

There are hundreds of small things that high performers do every day we’ll never get to know. The ones we talked about today are the foundational habits or what James Clear calls keystone habits.

They set the path for other small habits that make us perform better.

Here’s a quick summary

Treating time as the biggest asset is the most common habit of high performers.

Without a reference point, it’s hard to evaluate, assess and keep us motivated to work.

You can’t be efficient when you’re not healthy.

Higher performers have only one competition — themselves.

High performers mind their own business

Failing is part of being successful.

CONTRIBUTED BY Shreya Badonia

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