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You have to start somewhere. Why not take advantage from the ranks of those who have already made their millions? A recent five-year studied revealed the “rich habits” of 177 self-made millionaires.

13. Daily Aerobic Exercise

Successful people realize cardio is not only good for the body but the brain as well. Exercise grows brain cells. 76% set aside at least 30 minutes per day of aerobic exercise.

12. Follow Your Passion

This is the only way to achieve long-term happiness. Wealthy people define their goals and pursue them fervidly.

11. Multiple Income Streams

These people never rely on a single source of revenue. At least 65% of them had at least three streams of income before making their first million dollars.

10. Positive Mental Attitude

This is considered a trademark of all self-made millionaires. You must be aware of your thoughts and deal with the negative ones at the time.

9. Masters Of Etiquette

Thank you notes, acknowledgments of life events, proper table manners, and dress are all a part of their repertoire.

8. Take Time To Think

Thinking is one of the keys to success. Every morning many self-made millionaires isolate themselves for at least 15 minutes and brainstorm. Topics may include anything from finance to health to charity.

7. Feedback Is Important

Feedback tells the wealthy what works and what doesn’t. It’s crucial for success.

6. Success Is The Result Of Teamwork

Wealthy people realize it takes a team to achieve success. Focus on those who are positive and goal-orientated.

5. Be A Leader

Successful people don’t follow the crowd, they lead. They have a vision and pull others into it.

4. Seek Out A Mentor

Good mentors actively participate by teaching you what and what not to do. Life lessons are just as valuable as lessons about building wealth.

3. Be An Early Riser

Nearly 50% of self-made millionaires that took part in this study woke up at least 3 hours before their actual workday began. It gave them uninterrupted time to tackle the biggest tasks of the day.

2. Seek Out Other Successful People

These people tend to be goal orientated and have a positive mental attitude as well.

1. Read, Read And Read

Wealthy people look to be educated, not entertained. 88% of the rich devote 30 minutes or more each day to self-education or self-improvement. The three most popular book types are personal development, history or biographies of successful people.

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