12 Weird Habits of Extremely Productive People You Can Apply To Your Own Life

I’ll be honest. There’s one habit on this list you might not want to do.

Alex Bentley
9 min readApr 13, 2022


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There is a good deal of productivity “hacks” out there, but what does it really take to be productive?

This article explores 12 weird habits of extremely productive people that you can apply to your life.

While some of these habits may seem a little strange, they definitely work for some and just might help you get more done in less time

And with a lot less stress.

Before we begin, I need to be honest.

There’s one item on this list you won’t want to do. Like ever in your life.

But I’m going to leave that up to you. Cause who knows?

Maybe you’re one of the truly weird ones in life that’ll embrace the “bitter face” habit.

1. Wash the dishes

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I’m not trying to get you to do the dishes more often. Especially if you want to avoid any flack from your spouse.

But this productivity hack, used by Jeff Bezos, lends itself to the billionaire’s immense success.

This after-dinner ritual breaks up his crazy business days.

When Bezos does this menial task, he forces himself to focus on only the task at hand and not get distracted by more important things.

It has also helped to build self-discipline, a characteristic that all successful people need to accomplish their goals.

2. Embrace your inner hermit

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Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Oprah Winfrey are all well-known for their love of isolation.

While you don’t need to go to the extremes that these billionaires have, it’s critical…



Alex Bentley

I write about crypto, personal finance, business & tech. Also, I publish a bit of humor to make you laugh.