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9 Key Habits That Will Make You Automatically Attract Enormous Success

Do what no one else is willing to do.

Success doesn’t happen “to” you. It happens because of you.

  • Guest posts on CNBC, Thought Catalog, and Business Insider
  • 35,000+ views on a big day (for 4 years, my record was 753 views in 1 day)
  • $1,500+ a month in passive income (I never made a dime the first 4 years)
  • A book publisher asking me to write a book for them
  • A popular men’s magazine republishing my articles
  • Podcast and conference speaker invitations

1. Label Every Obstacle as a Learning Opportunity

For you, every setback is an advantage, an opportunity for learning and glory. When a difficulty comes your way, you should feel proud and excited, like ‘a wrestler whom God, like a trainer, has paired with a tough young buck.’”

This implacable attitude confounds most other people, and always attracts significant success over time.

2. Teach Yourself the Skills You Never Thought You Could Learn

  • Start a blog
  • Create their own podcast
  • Design their own online course
  • Consistently wake up at 5AM
  • “I’m awful at all that creative stuff.”
  • “I can’t start a podcast, I wouldn’t know where to start.”
  • “I couldn’t start my own business, I’d be a terrible businessman.”

3. Do What No One Else is Willing to Do

In his book, Deep Work, Cal Newport proposes that the people who will always be in-demand from the economy are those who can engage in long, focused periods of “deep work:”

“The ability to perform deep work is becoming increasingly rare at exactly the same time it is becoming increasingly valuable in our economy. As a consequence, the few who cultivate this skill, and then make it the core of their working life, will thrive.”

Newport is pointing to the fact that most people don’t know how to produce top-tier quality results from deep work — extremely focused, uninterrupted flow states that enable truly extraordinary results.

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do.”

The reason some people automatically attract success is because they are willing to do the things no one else is and learn the skills no one else is willing to learn.

4. Be Prepared For Every Possible Opportunity

5. Fail More Times Than Anyone Else

  • Committed in a world of inconstancy
  • Focused in a world of distraction

“Success is a direct result of the number of experiments you perform.”

When you fail, you learn. When you fail more than anyone else, you learn more than anyone else.

“Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.” -Jim Rohn

Most people are afraid of failure. Since their self-worth is tied to their performance, any failure is confirmation that they aren’t good enough. If they suck at something, it means they suck.

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6. Behave Like a World-Class Winner — Even If You’re Not One Yet

“As a man thinketh, so he is. As he continues to think, so he remains.” -James Allen

Every day, I wake up and tell myself I’m a top writer on I declare every article I write will gain tens of thousands of views. People will read my words and become transformed; I will change lives and make great loving helping people become extraordinary.

7. Be Authentic, Vulnerable, and Genuine With Others

“Many people think in terms of ‘I have to do what my colleague/neighbor/family member is doing’ instead of ‘I have to do what’s best for me.’”

In his new book, David Kadavy wrote: “When our true self doesn’t get a chance to follow its desires, it acts out in strange ways.” My man Tim Denning put it this way: “Not being you will destroy you.

8. Be a Giver, Not a Taker

9. Be Quiet and Listen to Everyone.

(BONUS): Be More Consistent Than Anyone Else

“Success is nothing more than the long-term investment of time.” -Nicolas Cole

If you want to automatically attract enormous success, you need to be more consistent than you’ve ever been. This is how you reach the level of compound interest that gives you riches and treasures that most people will never know.

In Conclusion

Most people don’t automatically attract success.

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