The majority of successful people didn’t get there simply by accident or luck. Accumulating wealth requires hard work, dedication, patience, and most importantly, keeping up a particular arrangement of habits that cultivate success.

Habits are neural pathways put away in the basal ganglia - a mass of tissue in the center of our brain and it saves the brain energy. When a habit is formed and stored in this area, the parts of the brain associated with deeper decision-making quits to fully participate in the activity.

If you want to train your focus in life and work but have struggle where to start, there are some habits of successful people that may help you.

1. Set goals

Chances that you find what you want without a clear target is zero! If you don’t have an idea where you are going you will end someplace you didn’t plan or want to be. Defining goals should be a priority for anyone seeking progress and success. Everything you do, every decision you make and every action you take should be done with this goal on your mind. Not only define your goals but also write them down and every night make a to-do list for the next day!

2. Wake up early

Morning people can begin their days ahead of every other person, enjoy some time for themselves and exercise. Early risers additionally will be more joyful and are progressively proactive. Rising early is for sure a powerful path to success.

3. Take responsibility for your life

Successful people take complete responsibility for the success and the failures in their life. They never play a victim and never blame others if something doesn’t work out. They learn a lesson from their failures and mistakes.

4. Great discipline

Discipline is a strong trait of all successful people and it can be developed with consistent use.  That’s why it is very important for you to have a clear goal and meaningful purpose, something that is much more important than meaningless distractions like spending most of the time on social media,  watching TV, playing games…

5. Self-development

You can not claim to be successful if you have given up working on yourself. It is in human nature to want to grow and learn new things. Always be open to develop your mind and learn something new. Remember that the more you learn, the more you earn, and this is for sure true for both, financially and spiritually.

6. Read a lot

Successful people are happy to have some alone time just for themselves to have the opportunity to read or listen to something that will benefit their mind and their future. They read to improve themselves. By increasing their knowledge, they are able to see more opportunities. It is proved that almost 90% of successful people read every day for at least half an hour.

7. Time management

Time is the money, right? Proper time managing is essential for success. They plan in advance, even weeks ahead.  They always do the most valuable tasks first.

8. Take risks

 Most of the people won’t take even the smallest risks because of the fear of failure. If you are not ready to take risks, no matter in which area of your life, you can not be successful. Always have on your mind that the biggest risks lead to the biggest reward!

9. Know when to say “No”

Successful people realize that by saying "no" to negativity and activities that waste their time, they can focus on increasing their productivity. If they say "yes" to everyone or everything, they’ll be too distracted and will not be able to accomplish their goals and tasks that have to be done.