How to become more successful is simple, but not easy. I essence, you need to do what successful people do and don’t do what unsuccessful people do.

In the realm of business, the distinctions between the behaviours and mindsets of rich and poor people can be striking. These differences often dictate the trajectory of their financial success. Here are key practices rich people adopt that poor people often do not:

  1. Investment in Personal Development: Rich individuals consistently invest in developing skills such as public speaking, communication, negotiation, leadership, and sales. This continuous learning mindset enhances their business acumen and opens doors to new opportunities
  2. Focus on Opportunities, Not Obstacles: While poor people may focus on barriers, rich people seek and capitalise on opportunities. This proactive approach enables them to turn potential challenges into avenues for growth
  3. Efficient Time Management: Rich people understand the value of time and strive to optimise its use.
  4. They delegate tasks that can be handled by others, allowing them to focus on strategic activities that drive business growth
  5. Long-Term Planning and Investing: Unlike poor people, who might prioritise immediate gratification, rich people invest their money in assets that generate more wealth over time. This includes stocks, real estate, and business ventures
  6. Adopting a Creation Mindset: Rich individuals believe in their ability to create their own success. This mindset drives them to take initiative and make choices that align with their goals, rather than feeling like victims of circumstance
  7. Successful people are good at marketing themselves and their businesses. They train themselves in marketing and never FTI (fail to implement).
  8. Lastly, they are good at selling. Again, this includes themselves, their ideas, company, products, and services.

These behaviours and mindsets collectively contribute to the sustained financial success of rich people, setting them apart in the business world.

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Steve Mills
Steve, a former international sportsman, is now a leading sales, marketing, and business growth advisor, coach, and trainer. He is the author of four books and frequently speaks to audiences in countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Australia, the USA, Switzerland, Ireland, and the UK. Through his "Parthenon of Business Results" approach and use of various business growth tools, Steve helps clients improve their effectiveness and results, as well as create new streams of income. He is a member of the Professional Speakers Association (PSA) and International Speaking Federation, and has established a reputation as a successful speaker through his numerous appearances on TV and radio and his ability to help people at all levels achieve significant measurable results.

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