We must have observed that being intelligent does not naturally amount to being wealthy. numerous scientific studies have shown that the ability to earn millions does not depend on your Intelligent Quotient (IQ).
However, there are other common psychological features that most wealthy people have which gives them the edge over others.
Being rich is good and I hope you become rich and which is why I have compiled a list of things successful people do that makes them different. You can also call it the billionaire’s attitude.
1. Rich people put business first before pleasure.
Stop being naive by mixing business with pleasure. Wealthy people are emotionally stable. Their emotions are not a determinant factor on how they solve their problems — they rely majorly on their intelligence, facts and statistics. So, they won’t inconvenience themselves to please others and their decisions are primarily for their business growth. Though people tend to perceive you as being narcissistic when you put yourself before others but the fact remains the same, you can’t always satisfy humans.
2. They are inquisitive
Most billionaires became rich all thanks to their curiosity. They are always fond of questioning things, events, rules, laws etc. Don’t confuse it with being arrogant and rebellious, it is just because they are all the time eager to know the reason behind every judgment, law and everything in general. Well, you can start asking “why” and most especially “How” because that is the way to learn new things that will better your life and make it different.
3. They don’t sleep away their free time
The ability to maximize time is one of the most common traits wealthy people possess, they do not usually spend their free time on frivolous activities, they use it to develop themselves. Wealthy people read for about 5-7 hours a week in spite of their busy schedules and spend up to 2 hours in the gym whereas people that live on hand to mouth (I.e. fend daily before they can eat) spend about half of this time on these activities.
Despite their wealth, rich people still work 6 hours more than the average person. So, therefore, the ability to maximize time is very important.
4. They do not control their social media platforms themselves
Social media are time-consuming and most of the things done on them are irrelevant. This is why rich people don’t control theirs themselves. According to an online survey, millionaires spend only a few hours a week on Twitter and Instagram. Whereas people with an average income spend over 14 hours a week going through their wall and news feed.
5. They spend money wisely
A very significant difference between the low-income class people and the high-income class people is in how they spend their money. Though wealthy people spend more money than the other income class of people, they spend it wisely, As a matter of fact, they don’t fancy extravagant spending and they only buy quality things rather than flashy expensive things.
6. They value and hold family in high esteem
From statistics, 88% of the world’s richest people are in long-term family relationships and are parents with at least a child. Most rich people are family-oriented and responsible because family support is crucial to a man’s success.
7. They work more and attend fewer parties
Contrary to popular opinion, rich people work more and attend fewer parties. If need be they that they attend, they send a representative.
The people that really rule the world are living low key life.
8. They don’t joke with their health
Wealthy people tend to live longer because their lifestyle keeps them healthy both mentally and physically. They eat nice and nutritious food and they are aware of the importance of exercise and reading. All this strengthens the body’s immune system.
9. They don’t make friends for just fun
Wealthy people don’t just choose friends randomly or based on instincts. There is a popular saying that “the rich roll with the rich” this can actually be true because the rich people think alike and like-minded people tend to relate more easily, Successful people will opt to have friends that are positive with a broad outlook on life and they love optimistic people. Just like they say, “The right set of people help us advance and develop”.
So if you can develop some of these habits, you would definitely make some rich friends, and even become successful and wealthy yourself.
Learn to use your time judiciously. Thank you for reading. Do well to comment!