Habits of Self-Made Millionaires: Part 1
Peter begins, in no particular order, his list of successful habits proven by self-made millionaires. He encourages listeners to check off habits they already practice and to consider integrating those they haven’t yet.
1. Consistent Reading
Peter’s first habit is the importance of consistent reading as a way to learn new skills and gain knowledge from others.
He emphasizes the benefits of reading books and highlights the flexibility of modern technology, which allows reading in various formats, such as physical books, tablets, or audiobooks.
Dr. Kim encourages listeners to integrate consistent reading into their lives and shares a personal goal of reading a book each month.
2. Regular Exercise
The second habit is regular exercise. Peter mentions that it is essential to maintain physical and mental well-being, as it leads to improved thinking, decision-making, and mental sharpness.
Peter also highlights the importance of doctors, or anyone, taking care of their bodies, and he positions regular exercise as a hallmark of a successful person.
3. Surrounding Yourself With Success
Third, Peter shares that surrounding oneself with successful and like-minded individuals is a critical factor for personal growth and success. He emphasizes the impact of the people one spends time with, suggesting that they influence one’s happiness, innovation, and overall success.
Dr. Kim encourages listeners to consider the company they keep and the potential influence it has on their achievements.
4. Practice Dream Setting
Fourth, Dr. Peter Kim talks about the practice of dream setting, where individuals envision their ideal situation and set intentions in their minds. He compares this process to the determination and hard work required to become a doctor, highlighting the importance of having a clear goal in mind.
Peter urges listeners to continue this practice in their lives, even after achieving certain milestones, as a way to strive for their ideal life.
5. Being an Early Riser
Fifth, Dr. Peter emphasizes the importance of being an early riser and starting the morning with productive habits, such as setting intentions, practicing gratitude, exercising, and planning for the day ahead.
He highlights the proactive approach of successful individuals who use the early morning hours to accomplish tasks and set themselves up for a successful day.
Peter shares personal experiences of waking up early and utilizing that time for personal and family-related activities before the day gets busy.
“That’s why we have communities like the Leverage and Growth community, our mastermind community, we do all of these things just to surround people with like-minded successful people” — Peter Kim, MD.