Differences Between Mediocre People & Successful People

Differences Between Mediocre People & Successful People

There are clear differences between mediocre people and successful people’s daily habits. Successful people have daily success habits that help them to move toward their goals, whereas mediocre people have daily mediocre habits that keep them confined to a life of mediocrity.

Below I will highlight the daily habits between the two groups. Use this information to see which group you currently reside in and make amendments where necessary so that you may live life on a different level.

Mediocre PeopleSuccessful People
InactionTake action
Talk OrientatedAction orientated
Read negative newsRead success related news
Read negative newspapersRead success magazines
Don’t read booksRead success books
Listen to musicListen to motivational/personal development videos
Play computer gamesTake action
Discuss peopleDiscuss ideas
Watch excess amounts of TVTack action
Sleep too muchRest well
Wake up lateWake up early
Small talkTake action
Time wastingTake action
Love entertainmentLove action and self-education
ProcrastinatingTake action
No scheduleClear schedule for their day
Lack of focusFocused on success


From the table above, we can see that successful people are action takers and mediocre people are lazy. Lack of focus on becoming successful is what keeps people engrossed in the sheep life.

Schedule your days ideally on the weekend and be very intentional about your days. Every day you should be focusing your time on those tasks/activities that will have a major impact on your life and will help you to achieve your goals. Eliminate the unnecessary things from your life and do not be like the majority who spend major time engaging in minor things and then they wonder where their day has gone.

Many behave as though they have a thousand years to live, time is finite. So take action and get started on accomplishing the things you want to achieve. Time waits for no one, make the adjustments where needed and be success orientated in your daily habits.

Check out the video from Robin Sharma in regards to daily habits:



Share With Others To Help Them Awaken!


  1. Very interesting comparisons. Pursuing your dreams with a positive mindset is really at the heart of it all.