There is a wealth of research that indicates that certain habits can help increase your productivity, creativity, and/or drive. So, we thought we’d reach out to respected members of our community and ask them what habits they feel helped them succeed.

Shweta Dewan | International Humanitarian & Creative Explorer

Success is a relative term. Had I not been blessed with loving and able parents, a childhood in Zambia, the ability to travel to multiple countries and exposure to such an international community at a young age, I may not have had the confidence to travel thousands of miles away to the US at 16 years of age to pursue higher education, the passion to work in the humanitarian field and obtain 2 masters by the time I was 25, nor the nerve to stop a comfortable life in order to backpack around the world for 1.5 years when I turned 30. Being fortunate enough to have a stable foundation, with regard to family, friends, educational background, and professional exposure, I have been able to focus my efforts towards activities that have enabled, what I perceive as, growth and development. In my opinion, that needs to touch each part of your life – whether that be pushing your fears to try something new, or keeping your hands busy. Read more>>

Jha Allen | Digital Community Manager

A few habits that I feel have helped me succeed have been discipline, consistency, intuitiveness, character and courage. I feel these are habits you can grow to learn over time but in a few individuals, these are the very footstones of who they are. These habits/principles have help me succeed this far. Read more>>

Brandii Lou | Life & Success Coach

1. Developing a mindset of everyone is equal. We all put our shoes on the same way each day. Seeing a person as a human not less than or greater than myself his contributed to my success. 2. I set realistic goals to complete monthly or per quarter. 3. I find things to be thankful for in every situation. Read more>>