Tim Ferriss says that "if you win the morning, you'll win the day."
It makes sense because no matter how the rest of your day goes, if you had a productive morning, you've already put points on the board. You've made progress on the things that matter most. The day is already a success. The rest is gravy.
Author Hal Elrod shares the same sentiments in "The Miracle Morning."
His formula is simple:
- Get up early (or at least earlier than you do now)
- Make progress on the things most important to you (those items that otherwise often get pushed aside because they aren't as urgent)
- Win the morning and thus win the day
Do this repeatedly and the successes build up over time. Even if your progress is minimal, small gains every day add up to big wins.
This process, of course, works for any number of goals: educational, family-related, physical fitness and, of course, money goals.
I've been a Miracle Morning follower in one form or another for years, so today I'd like to share five morning habits you can implement (whether you get up early or not) to help you become wealthy.