50 Traits and Habits Of Highly Effective Men
“It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it. – Albert Einstein”
“Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. – Dale Carnegie”
Pick your battles. Fight for your dreams.
Master your passion then become the jack of all trades.
Make plans for attaining goals and develop ways to track the progress.
Face reality head on and be honest with self and deal objectively with matters of concern.
Develop an attitude tough as nails and expect positive outcomes even when times can be uncompromising.
Initiate Action. When you see a problem jump right in anticipating that you’ll be part of the solution.
Stay off your high horse. You can’t be effective or helpful with your own agenda in the way. Focus on what’s in front of you.
Be a good listener. Stop talking about you. Listen!
Pay your bills. You can go more places with good credit than the dollar bills in your front pocket.
Slow down. Finish your thoughts and ideas before communicating them.
Fill your time with quality. Spend more time during the day completing things that are all-important.
Never quit but give up being judgmental.
Make sacrifices. Do things you don’t enjoy in order carry out a broader objective.
Practice what you preach. Enough said!
Never give up. Always finish what you started.
Agree to disagree. Burning bridges is not an option.
Southern hospitality. Give up your seat, hold open doors or help with a coat.
Stay sharp. Know your personal strengths and connect with someone who’s resourceful and well-established. Learn the new and reinforce the old.
Be a little cocky. Express your point of view with confidence. Tough talk amongst Men is a good thing, just be respectful.
Pay someone deserving a compliment. Be sincere and your compliment could fuel someone’s imagination.
Get some sleep. Go to bed early and try rising earlier. Early mornings can prove to be the most productive hours of the day.
Spend time outdoors. Any Man who can pitch a tent, build a fire, and feed a village is the guy you want to go camping with.
Be resourceful. Make it work with what you have, be adventurous and go the extra mile.
Get organized. Discover, implement, and execute a system not burdensome that works for you.
Spell out your life mission. Know what you want to accomplish and each day take a step in the right direction to follow through.
Welcome adversity. No one goes looking for it but hardship and misfortune is a sure way to reveal a Man’s worth. Grow from it, take it in, now BECOME.
Manage information intake. The brain is powerful beyond measure but it needs a break just like the body.
Team up with hard workers they’re always ready to go the distance.
Think Different. Break routine and be spontaneous. Innovate!
Know your limits. Know when to say you’ve had enough.
Master transforming big ideas into immediate action.
Take up new challenges. Test your abilities and discover your personal apex.
Shut the door on negative thoughts.
Adapt and overcome. Obstacles and road blocks will test you and life will throw you curve balls. Be Ready!
Develop a backbone. Stand firm and resist taking the easy route.
Show up. Be present for what’s important and ready to give your personal best.
Work hard. Stop kicking the can down the road “get it done”. Avoid any routine for putting things off for a later date.
Connect with someone stronger in areas you would like to improve. Be the apprentice who’s eager to learn new facts and skills.
Accept that everyone make mistakes. Know how to spring forward and stake claims for success.
Be straightforward. Be blunt and tell it like it is without compromising your gut feeling.
Simple living. Material things come and go so find value elsewhere. The “Joneses” are broke so don’t bother to keep up with them.
Be a leader. Be firm, fair, and consistent.
Go after what you want. Be assertive and have a pocket full of confidence. If you want it you have to GO get it.
Rest and Relax. Schedule time to not think about anything and secure a place to have peace with no interruptions.
Write it down. If it’s important write it down. If it’s critical write it down and prioritize.
Focus. Learn to focus on the present. Amplify everything and nothing will ever get done.
Befriend someone you know nothing about or someone you have nothing in common with. Be sincere, friendly, and learn something you don’t already know.
Be on time. Opportunity is missed most when you fail to be proactive.
Stay Healthy. Do a little cardio, strength training, and making good food choices. Now Repeat.
Continue to upgrade yourself.
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