It all might be easier than you think, and – since no one is born with them therefore they are learned – anyone can learn and develop better habit patterns with practice.
According to Brian Tracy, one of the most important habits is “Clarity”. For maximum success and productivity, determine *clear* goals or objectives, and then focus on the outcomes you have defined as important to you. Without clarity (and decisiveness), it’s predictable that one will flounder.
For more, Brian explains the importance of this superbly well in the comically antiquated video clip embedded on the page. Note: the video clip only covers the first of the 10 “qualities”; for those interested in the rest of the talk, it’s likely that youtube is your answer.