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238: 10 Foundational Hustle Habits to Improve Your Health, Wealth, and Happiness

Note: Click here to download the detailed explanation of Steve’s Top 10 hustle habits from this episode.

As the author of more than 70 books, Steve “S.J.” Scott is one of the most productive and disciplined people I know.

His latest title, Habit Stacking, became a Wall Street Journal Bestseller and served as the inspiration for this episode.

(Long-time listeners might remember Steve from WAY back in the archives; he was my guest in episode 9 where we discussed how to earn money as a side hustling author.)

This time though we’re diving into a few of the habits that allow Steve to continually drive his business forward, and lead a healthier and happier life. Plus, you’ll learn why we think they’re important and how you can apply them in your own life.

The 10 habits we cover are:

  1. Tracking your time
  2. Reviewing your goals daily
  3. Writing down the tasks you got done
  4. Fixing your “broken windows”
  5. Wearing a step-tracking device
  6. Keeping a food diary
  7. Researching one side hustle
  8. Breaking down a big project into actionable steps
  9. Following an evening shutdown routine
  10. Practicing mindfulness

As you can see, they’re not all directly business-related, but most take 5 minutes or less and are designed to increase your productivity, reduce stress, prioritize your workload, and help you find a healthy work-life balance.

Tune in to hear how Steve and I incorporate these habits into our daily routines (or plan to, in my case). As you’ll see in the links section below, there are a lot of books, apps, and resources mentioned.

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Learn:

  • The tools Steve uses to track his time and increase his productivity.
  • Steve’s top 5 goals / priorities for the year, and how he reminds himself of them multiple times a day.
  • How to find out which repetitive tasks you can outsource or delegate.
  • How fixing “Broken windows” will increase your productivity.
  • Why certain items on your to-do list seem to stay on there and never get done.
  • Why Steve’s “Evening shutdown” routine is important to him.
  • Steve’s #1 tip for Side Hustle Nation.

Links:

Download the Free PDF Highlight Reel:

Click here to download the detailed explanation of Steve’s Top 10 hustle habits from this episode.