Most Effective Daily Habits that Successful People Do

Adriana Girdler

Want to improve your daily habits and become more successful? Here’s where to start Have you ever wondered what separates highly successful people from everyone …

Want to improve your daily habits and become more successful? Here’s where to start

Have you ever wondered what separates highly successful people from everyone else? It all comes down to daily habits. The things that you do (or don’t do) daily really will determine how successful you become.

Here are a few common daily habits of successful people.

Meditate daily

Meditation, even if it’s just for a few minutes per day, really helps improve your concentration and keep you in the present moment. Successful people manage stress; they don’t let stress manage them. Meditation is one great technique to help you learn how to do that.

When you meditate by focusing on your breath, it trains your mind to focus in on one thing at hand, and this is a skill you can easily transfer to any other stress in your life. That’s how it helps you learn not to let stress control you!

Start with your hardest task first

This technique is commonly known as the “eat your frog” productivity technique.

If you start your hardest task first thing in the morning, you’ll tend to have less interruptions at that time. So, as the day goes on and you might start to get interrupted with other things, you’ll already have the assurance that you got your hardest task done.

Practice daily gratitude

Daily gratitude leads to an increase in happiness. Successful people tend to be happier because they’re doing what they love, and they focus on gratitude.

Focusing on gratitude will change your mindset to a more positive and content one. You can do this through journaling, having a gratitude board, or even just thinking through what you’re grateful for. A positive mindset will go a long way!

Other daily habits for success

I have a couple other daily habits for success that I follow and want to share with you as well. Head over to YouTube with me and we’ll finish this conversation there!

I really hope that you found this helpful – and if you did, it would mean so much to me if you would share it on your social media.

Meanwhile, if you really are committed to mastering your next project, do consider taking my SLAY Project Management online course where I show you step-by-step how to successfully manage a project, plus you get access to every template you will need, along with detailed video instructions on how to fill them out.


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Adriana Girdler is a project manager, productivity specialist, entrepreneur, professional speaker, facilitator, visioning wizard, and author. As President of CornerStone Dynamics, Adriana is one of Canada’s prominent business productivity and project management specialists—helping both individuals and businesses do what they do, only better. She is a certified master black belt lean six sigma with over 20 years’ experience improving how companies work.

She also holds both PMP (project management professional) and CET (certified engineering technologist) designations. She’s a Tedx speaker, as well as a HuffPost and Thrive Global contributor. She has been interviewed on Global, CBC, CTV, CHCH, 680News Radio, Newstalk 1010, Sirius XM and published in the Globe and Mail and numerous industry magazines. WANT ADRIANA'S FREE ONLINE TRAINING? In 45 min, learn Adriana's 5 project management secrets she use on EVERY project. Sign up for the Free Webinar here: THE FAB FIVE FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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