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What Successful People Do On Their Commute

Staying sharp and successful is no mean feat. Find out how successful people keep their minds active while they’re planning for corporate meetings later in the day. 

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Staying sharp and successful is no mean feat. Find out how successful people keep their minds active while they’re planning for corporate meetings later in the day. 

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What Successful People Do On Their Commute

Staying sharp and successful is no mean feat. Find out how successful people keep their minds active while they’re planning for corporate meetings later in the day. 

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Successful people stay busy all the time. There is an age-old expression that still holds true today: ‘If you want something done, give it to a busy person.’ Success is defined in many ways, but in the business world it is closely aligned with your status, corporate position, and the gravity of the decisions that fall upon your shoulders.

A successful person has a winning mindset. No is simply not an option. Problems aren’t barriers, they are challenges that need to be overcome. Success breeds success. All of these elements are common knowledge to folks in the corporate arena.

But what are these men and women doing outside of business hours, perhaps during business hours? Are there ways that they can fine-tune their performance? Recent studies have concluded that there are many activities that successful people engage in. This listing explores the things that successful people do to harness their full potential:

·         They eat well, drink well, and live well

To be successful, your mind, body and spirit need to be in harmony with the universe. Too much stress can cause our physical or mental focus to shift in the wrong direction. Not enough stress can generate a lack of urgency to get things done.

To strike the right balance and to deal with these challenges as they arise, it’s imperative to eat well, drink well, and live well. Remember to consume three meals a day for maximum productivity.

Breakfast is the most important meal of day, and rightly so. It sets the tone for the day ahead and will fuel your brain and sharpen your senses. Successful people often indulge in gluten free meals, yoghurts, fruits and organic produce.

Look around you on the train, you’ll notice all the healthy living aficionados. They’re taking care of their minds and bodies for optimal performance.

·        They take time out to distract from corporate activity

People commuting to work back and forth on the trains are often engrossed in a book, in conversation, or on their smartphone. These daily distractions are necessary for maintaining a modicum of normalcy about daily life.

Most of the time, successful people are plugged into some device or other. Their earphones and smartphones shield them from the outside world. Many of them partake in strategy-based gaming activities.

These puzzle games offer enough of a mental tug-o-war to keep players invested. Chess, Backgammon,  Battleships, and Cube Blast are examples of games that successful people dabble in on a daily basis. The latter game is particularly exciting.

It has a  4.5/5 rating from over 4,150 reviewers. The goal of the game is remove cubes from screens as quickly as possible to advance to higher levels. Features of Cube Blast include rockets (match 5 or 6 cubes), bombs (match 7 or 8 cubes), and colour wheels (match 9 cubes). With a limited number of moves possible, this strategy-based game requires mental acuity every step of the way.

·        Mind Mapping

If you look around you on the train or bus, you will notice people intently focused on something. It is not something in front of them; it’s the day ahead of them. This mind mapping procedure is a mental exercise that allows the person to envision the rest of the day with all its challenges, outcomes, logistics, objectives and options.

It’s a necessary brain training and preparation mechanism that all successful people go through. Once you have learned the art of fine-tuning your mind mapping abilities, you will be able to prepare for all eventualities and have quick response times to questions or comments that arise.

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Many commuters can be seen mapping out their day ahead. They’re physically present on the mode of transport, yet they’re seeming millions of miles away.

Now you know what successful people are probably doing on their commute to and from work. They’re always sharpening their senses to be as responsive, energetic, and adaptable as possible. Believe it or not, all of these techniques really work.

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