I officially doubled the output of my co-workers, and this is how I did it:

Humans are all creatures of habit. Some habits help you improve while others drag you down. So if you are not as successful as you wish, you need to tweak a few habits to go from negative to positive.

Every morning, you wake up, then what do you do? Exactly! You have a routine. That is what habits are, something that you repeatedly do. No longer thinking about it, like Nike, you “Just do it”!

With this in mind, think of the person you wish to become, then take action in that direction.

For example, let’s say that you want to become more fit for the summer, then create a simple habit that will grow into something big. Start with walking for 10 minutes each day—no need to get on a treadmill for hours. Habits should start simple and not feel like a hassle because they will be your self-improvement’s compounded interest. I assure you that those 10 minutes will seem like nothing in a few weeks, and you will begin adding time. Meanwhile, your body will start re-shaping itself into the person you wish to become.

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Create your routine. Each day will look similar, so ensure to be rehearsing good habits repeatedly until you become automatic like a system. Remember that you do not rise to the level of your goals and expectations. Instead, you will fall to the level of your systems. If you have a broken system, you should only expect to fail.

Schools and Politicians (aka the government) are great examples. It doesn’t matter which teacher or politician takes charge; they keep failing over and over again. So, are they all that bad? Not really. There are plenty of great teachers and politicians as well. But, sadly, the system used to run schools, and the government is broke. So, everyone within that system will fail regardless of how great they are individual. The same goes for you. You may be a great person, but it becomes harder to succeed if you have bad habits.

Forget about goals. Goals are great for giving you direction. Rather, focus on your systems instead. Systems are best for making progress.

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How did I double the output of my co-workers?

I created a system. I prioritized the boss’s projects on a calendar for the beginning of the month. Then, all the small projects were spread daily throughout the week.

Every morning, I did the projects that I knew wouldn’t take me much time. I knocked out 3-4 little projects every morning. In the afternoon, I started taking down the big projects. Some took me all afternoon. Others were partially complete.

If I cannot finish the big project the same day, I will write it down for the next business day.

On the next business day, you have 2 options:

1. Do the little projects in the morning and the big projects in the afternoon.

2. Finish the big project from the previous day in the morning and use the afternoon for everything else.

I like to keep the routine or system running the same. That means I keep doing the small and quick projects in the mornings and leave the big projects for the afternoon. Finishing those little projects gives me a sense of pride and confidence that I carry into the afternoon to knock out the big projects.

I remove all distractions from my work area. Once I’m focused and in the zone, I can go for hours without stopping. Unfortunately, my co-workers spend too much time looking at Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You may not think about it, but try it for yourself. Remove your phone from your work area and see how much you can get done without distractions.

The only exception to changing my routine is that a big project is due soon, and we need to ensure it’s complete by a specific upcoming date.

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A similar thing happens when it comes to investing. I have invested and subsequently have a more significant net worth than all my co-workers. Do you want to know why and how?

Simple, I have a system to invest my money every month automatically, and I have consistency.

For more lessons, tips, and tricks, read the book by James Clear titled “Atomic Habits.” You will find easy and proven ways to build good habits. For creating businesses that don’t need you to operate, read “The 4-Hour Workweek” by Timothy Ferriss.


That is how you can do the same. Look at your habits. Transform yourself by removing bad habits by replacing them with good ones. Those good habits will compound into even better habits, and you will become the person you always dreamed you could be. Create a daily system that will incorporate the routine you will use from the moment you wake up, have breakfast, go to work, lunch, work the second part of the day, exercise or practice a hobby, return home, enjoy some family time, and bed head. You can add or subtract things as needed. But know that systems are everything. You have to be the designer of your life. Take charge!

Now, begin your Road to Wealth!

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Did you know that destinations are made from small actions? It is true, and although the habit does not make the monk, those habits forge our future.

If you are surprised when looking at your finances because they are almost in intensive care, do not worry. We will talk about various habits that may be causing you an unnecessary exit of money; and how to solve it.

1. The habit that affects both men and women, Make shopping a therapy. There are many therapies that do not spend your hard-earned money. See if you can give an opportunity to some of the following: listening to music, cycling, playing sports, and even cursing the referees. All these things help you reduce stress and do not affect your pocket.

2. Bad vibes. Crying about money all the time, makes you attract bad energies which prevent you from getting what you really want. Need to be more positive. Start each morning saying “Things get better every day”, or something like that. The important thing is that with positive thoughts, you attract good vibes.

3. Do not finance yourself in pawnshops. Interest rates can reach 200%. It should not be an option. That’s it.

4. Eat out more than three times a week. There are very few people who travel for work all the time and those people usually get money to spend on food from their companies. They are not spending out of pocket. This means that eating out is more of a luxury than a necessity. Nothing wrong with going out on a weekend to eat with friends or family; doing it too often is the problem.

5. Do not pay the minimum on credit cards. Banks and businesses mail you the minimum payment, but it’s not to help you. While paying the minimum, it will take you longer to pay off the card which means that they will steal more money in interest each month. Don’t do it.

6. You save very little, and what you save, sits in a common bank account where you do not earn anything in interest but you do get charged for service fees.

You have three options:

A. Use an account that automatically invests your savings in the market and helps you generate more money. For example, Acorns. This is a very user-friendly platform, which helps you save and invest without requiring any time spent from you. It also helps you get cash back when you buy directly from the application in your favorite stores such as Groupon, Amazon, AT&T, Adidas, Bed Bath & Beyond, Xfinity, Dell, ESPN+, eBay, Forever 21, GNC, Kay Jewelers, and about 300 other businesses.

B. Open an account with Robinhood which is an investment platform with a commission FREE policy. Also, get a free stock when you open your account. It’s great since you are already in profits as soon as the stock moves one cent in your direction. Take into consideration that it will consume more time since you have to transfer the money and decide on the companies that you will invest.

C. Open an account with an online bank that can pay you an interest of 2% or more. These online banks are better than common banks with buildings and employees because by not having to pay rent or wages, they can pay up higher interest to you. Mine is MySavingsDirect which pays me a 2.37%.

I hope it helps! Leave your comment below.

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