The Habits of 12 Highly Successful Women

‘There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.’
May 29, 2017

To pursue a high level of success, you must overcome adversity in all its forms. Over the last several decades many women have poured themselves into their work to make their dreams become realities, and they’re remembered for who are they are and not just what they’ve done. They have overcome stereotypes, unfair laws and male-centered workplace practices to achieve their dreams, paving the way for more women to follow suit.

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Their daily habits have helped them achieve their goals. Putting these habits into practice isn’t easy, but it is a first step toward achieving your goals. Take the time to visualize what you want to achieve. People who write down their goals and share them with a friend are 33 percent more likely to achieve those goals. Take time to rest. Try meditating for a few minutes at the start of each day to clear your mind. Setting this time aside can help you order your day and prepare you for the challenges you’ll go toe-to-toe with daily.

Related: 15 Traits of Unabashedly Successful Women​

In 2017, only 17 percent of startups have a female founder. Workplace structure and a lack of paid maternity leave make it harder for many women to achieve success. What can we do to level the playing field so everyone has a fair shot?

Habits of Highly Successful Women

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