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17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by betatalknaija: 8:47pm On Dec 31, 2017
Finally take control of your destiny by deleting the negative habits that have been dragging you down

Many of you will resolve to start a new positive habit in 2018. Adding good habits can be fun, but unfortunately (most of the time), they don’t work. Approximately 38 percent of Nigerians will make resolutions, and only 8 percent will succeed.

Instead of adding a new diet or workout regime, let’s remove the negative habits that have been holding you back.


1. Kill your habit of checking social media during the workday.
Social media platforms are masters of making you stay there. Getting lost in Facebook can be fun, but it's counterproductive during the day--especially while you're trying to build that presentation for your investors.

Now that we're on the subject, turn off the notifications on your phone, too. You can check your Snaps on your break.

2. Kill your habit of thinking it's all about you.
Your frowning boss isn't conspiring to fire you, as much as the cashier isn't giggling about your tie. They're thinking about themselves, and their own problems. Not you. I promise.

It's not about you. So cut it out. Run on that assumption when dealing with every human interaction in your life, and you'll be much happier.

3. Kill your habit of multitasking.
Science tells us that only 2 percent of us can really multitask. So don't try. Try this instead: When attempting to get something off your to-do list, shut down every browser and app on your screen except for the ones you need.

Otherwise, you'll get notifications for LinkedIn requests, Facebook Live posts, and tweets. A never-ending stream of distraction. So shut down everything except the program you need, and finally get things done.

4. Kill your habit of comparing yourself with everyone.
You will never win this game. There will always be someone smarter, better looking, richer, and (seemingly) happier. Always. Focus on yourself, your mindset, your health, the state of your being, and you'll win.

5. Kill your habit of complaining.
It's just not worth it. Be aware of the words that come out of your mouth. They affect you and the people around you.

Speak of good things, and more good things happen. Speak of negative things, and more negative things happen. Simple.

6. Kill your habit of wasting time with negative people.
If they don't love and support you, get rid of them. You don't have to shout, kick, and scream. Just stop being available to them. They won't notice. They're too self-centered to care.

7. Kill your habit of taking or organizing long and unnecessary meetings.
Less meeting means more doing. We're all adults. Take the meeting, do what you need to do, and go and do it. You can still be social, and have fun, and succeed in making meetings more efficient.

Try this in your next meeting. Set an agenda. As you run through the agenda, go around the room and have everyone share:

What they're working on.
What they've completed.
What they need in order to complete what they're still working on.
It works, I promise. You'll shave half an hour off your meeting time.

8. Kill your habit of saying yes.
You may think you don't have enough time. You do. You just spend your time doing the wrong things.

Stop saying yes to everything. Embrace no. Love no. No is your word for 2017. Love it, live it, and use it.

9. Kill your habit of self-loathing thoughts and beliefs.
Enough is enough. You are good at what you do. You have it in you. If you can't silence that voice in your head, begin a regimen of meditation. If you need some quick wins to feel good about yourself, write three things you want to change this year. Right now. Go ahead; I'll wait.

Congratulations. You took the first step. Feel that little endorphin release in your brain? That's what you're looking for. Keep doing that, and you'll break that habit and create a new one. A habit where you actually get things done. Go--do things.

10. Kill your habit of sitting.
Get off your backside. Run, exercise, move. But stop sitting. Oh, and get a standing desk while you're at it.

11. Kill your habit of underachieving.
You're better than this. You have more in you, and you're not getting any younger. Start that business. Resign from that horrible job. Do it now. The only thing stopping you is you. Not your family, not your bank account.

12. Kill your habit of bragging about your resolutions before they happen.
Your brain thinks you've accomplished them when you announce them to the world. Stop that. This TED Talk helps to explain the phenomenon.

13. Kill your habit of creating excuses.
While you're at it, kill the habit of creating reasons. They're just excuses with lipstick on.

14. Kill your habit of reality TV, celebrity gossip, etc.
You're an adult; this shouldn't be a part of your entertainment. It's junk food for your brain. Feels great at first, but there is always a negative mental consequence.

15. Kill your habit of obsessing over doomsday scenarios.
It's good to have some healthy skepticism, but pessimists don't change the world, motivate people, or come up with innovative ideas. They only bring the people around them down.

16. Kill your habit of obsessing over things outside of your control.
Focus your time, energy, and resources on improving yourself. You can control everything you put in your body, think about, and do. Master yourself and become ruler of your universe.

17. Kill your habit of making sure everything is perfect.
It ain't happening. Ever. This is just a complicated form of procrastination. Which is a deeper manifestation of your fear. Get out of your own way, and let it rip.


Source: https://www.inc.com/chris-dessi/17-bad-habits-you-need-to-kill-in-2017-to-be-more-successful.html

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by Samogbo1(m): 10:30pm On Dec 31, 2017
Please, where's Nwamaikpe

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by olamil34(m): 10:31pm On Dec 31, 2017
Kill my habit of gambling

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by Nobody: 10:32pm On Dec 31, 2017
Samogbo1:
Please, where's Nwamaikpe

18. Kill your habit of asking for Nwamaikpe, you can never be successful with this habit.

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by Nobody: 10:32pm On Dec 31, 2017
tongue
That "una see una lives " guy should stop that poo too
Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by Jedixraja(m): 10:32pm On Dec 31, 2017
nice one
Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by Tajbol4splend(m): 10:32pm On Dec 31, 2017
2018 is it
Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by hobermener: 10:33pm On Dec 31, 2017
Enough of all these 2017, 2018, 2022, 2055 sh!t!!
No one has ever lived in the future, no one will ever live in the past, all we have is now, TODAY!!!!
if you cant effect these changes in your life now, you won't be able to do so even in 2019.
Happy new day to everyone in advance, January 1st is just another monday like anyone you've ever witnessed in your life.

Get up and keep winning people cool

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by ikorodureporta: 10:33pm On Dec 31, 2017
Stop bookimg space
Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by Edenoscar2(m): 10:33pm On Dec 31, 2017
Samogbo1:
Please, where's Nwamaikpe
why u dey look for am?
Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by Nobody: 10:33pm On Dec 31, 2017
Stay offline.
Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by MrImole: 10:33pm On Dec 31, 2017
Thank you op

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by gypsey(m): 10:33pm On Dec 31, 2017
OP maybe you should take your own Advice, if you are this clever you should be successful by now.

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by MrCuteking(m): 10:33pm On Dec 31, 2017

Kill your habbit of believing Buhari is still the president of Nigeria
grin

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by hemartins(m): 10:34pm On Dec 31, 2017
Stop spending time with people without vision.

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by deco22(m): 10:35pm On Dec 31, 2017
Ahan,the Bible says thou shall not commit murder.

Which one is kill!kill!kill!

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by Samogbo1(m): 10:35pm On Dec 31, 2017
Hozier:


18. Kill your habit of asking for Nwamaikpe, you can never be successful with this habit.

Bro, u shld spot humor wen u cm across one.
All d same, aw u doing?


Ama jus trolling!

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by OluwabuqqyYOLO(m): 10:35pm On Dec 31, 2017
Perfect.
Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by obinna58(m): 10:35pm On Dec 31, 2017
Some are crap
Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by itsandi(m): 10:36pm On Dec 31, 2017
Kill the habit of not reading everyday. Infact start now, read new Christmas themed stories, poems, etc in this season of love on Tushstories via

www.tushstories.com

#TushXmasPiece

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by OluwabuqqyYOLO(m): 10:36pm On Dec 31, 2017
gypsey:
OP maybe you should take your own Advice, if you are this clever you should be successful by nowm
How do you know he's not successful?

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by yeyeboi(m): 10:37pm On Dec 31, 2017
Ok
Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by Nobody: 10:37pm On Dec 31, 2017
But you need to be active on social media to stay current
Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by Samogbo1(m): 10:38pm On Dec 31, 2017
Edenoscar2:

why u dey look for am?

Bruh! His attention is urgently needed on this kind of thread.

Trust me, he sure knows how to gv a befitting phrases to ds kind topic.

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by axeman2(m): 10:39pm On Dec 31, 2017
GAMBLING IS THE GREATEST PROBLEM I HAVE GOD HELP ME PLEASE

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by seunny4lif(m): 10:40pm On Dec 31, 2017
Story don start again
2018 new me new story

Kill this
kill that
then you go endup in Jail grin grin

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by demsid(m): 10:41pm On Dec 31, 2017
Good onw
Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by Nobody: 10:41pm On Dec 31, 2017
hobermener:
Enough of all these 2017, 2018, 2022, 2055 sh!t!!
No one has ever lived in the future, no one will ever live in the past, all we have is now, TODAY!!!!
if you cant effect these changes in your life now, you won't be able to do so even in 2019.
Happy new day to everyone in advance, January 1st is just another monday like anyone you've ever witnessed in your life.

Get up and keep winning people cool
lol, you sound angry

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by HegenIkomkeh(m): 10:42pm On Dec 31, 2017
Brilliant write up.

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by Dutchey(m): 10:42pm On Dec 31, 2017
Noted
Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by Pavore9: 10:42pm On Dec 31, 2017
Samogbo1:
Please, where's Nwamaikpe

In Rehab but no one is sure he will come out better! cheesy

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Re: 17 Bad Habits You Need To Kill In 2017 To Be More Successful In 2018 by HegenIkomkeh(m): 10:44pm On Dec 31, 2017
bjhaid:
But you need to be active on social media to stay current
what significant gain can being current offer you??

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