Daily habits of successful entrepreneurs are what you can practice; they are not hard for any aspiring entrepreneurs. A few days ago, I contacted a Nigerian businessman, a well-grounded mobile money expert, on how he designed his day. He Pointed out so many things I think could be of help to aspiring entrepreneurs.

#1. Early To Rise.

Waking up very early is good for you, it gives you time to prepare ahead. When you wake up very early, you have more time to arrange your daily activities. You arrange your bags, finalized some works so you can forge ahead.

#2. Exercise The Body.

Exercising the body is a good daily habit you should not take with levity. Few minutes exercise will make you active throughout the day. A few moments road work is good if you have the time

#3. To-do List Is Key.

If you are the kind that forgets things quickly, a to-do list is desirable. Get a mini jotter and arrange your daily task in it. Your work should be organized in order of priorities. You can also set time you intend to do this. Things are easy now; there are many To-do list apps you can use on your smartphone.

Once you fulfill a task, mark it as done. Do not let your day go without finishing a job. That is the reason for using a to-do list. When you imbibe this habit, you will see how active your day would be.

#4. Shun Multitasking.

Successful entrepreneurs do not perform millions of tasks alone; they share tasks around. They share things around. Doing a million thing does not make your day efficient. In fact, it keeps you stagnant.

#5. Outsource

To avoid stagnancy and breakdown, let people achieve some tasks for you. It makes you productive and fruitful. Do not say they will not do it effectively, give them and see the outcome.

When you give out jobs, make sure they are done at the right time. Perfected activities keep your firm intact and running as required. These translate to a good return on investment for you.

#6. Time Management.

Manage your time! Wasting time on unnecessary activities is not okay for an efficient day. Time management is key.

Some activities are better done in the morning using 5 minutes. Changing the usual time may result into ineffectiveness on your company’s part.

#6. Relax

Have a relaxation time. Successful entrepreneurs do have a time for relaxing. This keeps them agile and prepared for coming activities.

You can decide to watch some movies or read some jokes like Spongebob & Patrick or read books during this time. Whatever you are doing, make sure you are not compelled to do it.

Successful people design good activities for their day. All these activities become a routine, which makes them successful and productive. Imbibing those activities will put you on the track to being an outstanding entrepreneur.

Originally published at www.huffingtonpost.com


  • Yusuff Olayode

    Electrical Engineer, ex-Contributor @HuffPost, Guest Author @Thrive Global

    Yusuff Olayode Yusuff is an Electrical Engineer, former Tech Contributor at Huffington Post, former content editor at TheTick Times.