I want to shift gears from leadership to a pure focus on crafting an exceptional life for this blog post. Ultimately, life goes by in a blink. And too many people live the same year 80 times. To avoid getting to the end and feeling flooded regret over a live half-lived, read (and then apply) these tips:

1. Exercise daily.

2. Get serious about gratitude.

3. See your work as a craft.

4. Expect the best and prepare for the worst.

5. Keep a journal.

6. Read “The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin”.

7. Plan a schedule for your week.

8. Know the 5 highest priorities of your life.

9. Say no to distractions.

10. Drink a lot of water.

11. Improve your work every single day.

12. Get a mentor.

13. Hire a coach.

14. Get up at 5 am each day.

15. Eat less food.

16. Find more heroes.

17. Be a hero to someone.

18. Smile at strangers.

19. Be the most ethical person you know.

20. Don’t settle for anything less than excellence.

21. Savor life’s simplest pleasures.

22. Save 10% of your income each month.

23. Spend time at art galleries.

24. Walk in the woods.

25. Write thank you letters to those who’ve helped you.

26. Forgive those who’ve wronged you.

27. Remember that leadership is about influence and impact, not title and accolades.

28. Create unforgettable moments with those you love.

29. Have 5 great friends.

30. Become stunningly polite.

31. Unplug your TV.

32. Sell your TV.

33. Read daily.

34. Avoid the news.

35. Be content with what you have.

36. Pursue your dreams.

37. Be authentic.

38. Be passionate.

39. Say sorry when you know you should.

40. Never miss a moment to celebrate another.

41. Have a vision for your life.

42. Know your strengths.

43. Focus your mind on the good versus the lack.

44. Be patient.

45. Don’t give up.

46. Clean up your messes.

47. Use impeccable words.

48. Travel more.

49. Read “As You Think”.

50. Honor your parents.

51. Tip taxi drivers well.

52. Be a great teammate.

53. Give no energy to critics.

54. Spend time in the mountains.

55. Know your top 5 values.

56. Shift from being busy to achieving results.

57. Innovate and iterate.

58. Speak less. Listen more.

59. Be the best person you know.

60. Make your life matter.

Robin Sharma is the author of the #1 international bestseller “The Leader Who Had No Title” (Simon & Schuster). Pass this list on to a friend by using the tools below.

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  1. P THIAGARAJAN says:

    Anybody following the tips will definitely l get self improvement and will be achiever in his life.All those individual will be members of Robin World

  2. irfan says:

    As everybody knows that Robin’s team doing marvelous job of inspiring all the world!


    Hello sir…..

    u r truely gr8,,, helping individuals to find the inner strength,,,telling about the real laws of life 2 b happy…sir,,, i m vry big fan of ur writing..keep the gud works onnn…

    may God bless u sir…thank you very much..

  4. admasu says:

    hello dear rubin
    really u bring great difference. i believe that u r one of the world class person who contribute your part in this un equal compitative wold. one day i want to meet you and talk about my realy feeling ,apprecation and respect .
    God bless you

  5. truptimayee sahoo says:

    Hello sir & namaskar .u r just outstanding.

  6. leonirobin says:

    hi sir,am a big fan of ur writing, I read 60 tips to life its really simple and good, it gives more energy to me,
    hereafter I follow that,
    I bought one book of u which is “The GREATNESS GUIDE”
    that book also good and helpful to me.
    thank you sir,
    my prayers and wishes to ur work.

  7. Philip Friddle says:

    Simple,gr8 N bombarding inspirational quotes…

    ThanQ Robin Sir

  8. Surender says:

    Hi Robin,

    I am anticipating an article from you for maintaining consistency in what we are doing. Because i hope, this is one of the major problem everyone facing in their life.Please advice.

    My Best Regards to you.

  9. DilKsri says:

    Hi Robin,
    It’s a great pleasure for me to read your articles. They are short n sweet but gives more lessons to build our lives..

    Thanks and regardzzzz….. :)

  10. sukanya says:

    Hi sir
    Its really happy to read ur books…a source of great Inspiration to me….thanks a lot for all your words .

  11. Luis Branquinho says:

    Hi mister Robin

    I had enjoyed reading your book the Monk who sold his Ferrari . A great inspiration and very touching read it twice .

    I would like to make it public here in Lisboa , Portugal many people i am sure need your advise including meself , learn to teach the others .


  12. BALAJI says:

    MR.ROBIN your lines generates a strong BEING ,as simple things are complicated your words make complicated human life to simple

  13. Anusree says:

    Hi Robin,
    Keep on inspiring, lead us to win and success.

  14. Anusree says:

    I am thanking you for your every words.

  15. prakash says:

    This world needs u a lot sir.

  16. dr jasmine says:

    awesome sir…………… no words………may god bless u

  17. Sheetal Pawar says:

    When you come from a space where you only want to GIVE selflessly… the only things that you will witness around you is love smile n happiness …. Expressing my gratitude for sharing the words of Wisdom

  18. vijay sharma says:

    thanks sir fr sharing these life changing ideas….but the tip to sell tv seems a little bit strangbe to me

  19. trupti says:

    i loved it ,,robin u know what,,,,,,,i wana become the worlds outstanding leader,,,bussiness women nn shake of the world with my actions

  20. kamantha - south Africa says:

    hi Robin and team

    Thanks for all the inspiring posts and wonderful reading . I’m on my way to become truly great . I’ve learnt a lot and I’m bringing out the genius in my .
    I now also belong to the 5am club. no limits for me now thanks to you and your teams I’m going for my dream and working towards my best life ever .

    Thanks guys
    awesome work
    regards kamantha

  21. fathima says:

    really very motivating nd inspiring.

  22. Anupam jaiswal says:

    u r one of the sages of sivanna…the world needs ur vision and ideas…
    thank you

  23. Robin Sharma says:

    Respected Sir ,
    Its awsome feeling by reading your books n quotes….
    Thanks a lot for such inspirational writing .
    God bless u with lots of health n prosperity.

    Thanking you.

    From :-
    Robin Sharma, India.(My name is same to u)

  24. Gulshan says:

    Hello Sir,

    i am a big fan of your sayings. i have read ” the monk who sold his ferrari” and ” the grateness guide” its really awesome… today i am upset with some issues at my office but after reading this i diverted my thought on positive way and focusing on other important things… keep doing this and making others life better…

    Gud Luck…

  25. Gloria says:

    Awsome! Thanks!!

  26. harry says:

    Thanks alot sir…ur doing great job..

  27. Robin says:

    thnxx. sir for posting such great stuffs… keep motivating us…thank u vry much


    Hi Robin ,

    Thank you for outstanding ideas and life changing tips, You are great God bless you.

  29. dhruval Bhatt says:

    hello Robin sir,
    sir you are my mentor as you inspire my life daily.thank youu.god bless you

  30. Vikram Bhosale says:

    Hello sir,
    Read your book “Man who sold his ferrari” very much motivting and a must read !!
    Thanks a lot for sharing your thoughts with us.

  31. mahadev says:

    hi robin.,your 60 motivational thoughts leads us to 60 more years of clear cut vision with success.

  32. shibani says:

    Hi Robin, I have joined the 5 am club. Feels extremely great and satisfying. Thank you so much.

  33. Arun Mehra says:

    Hi Robin,

    Every thing and every piece you write is so useful. They matter !!

    Don’t know how scores of human race you brought change to thank you enough

    Keep going

  34. A.K.Panigrahi says:

    Dear Robin
    Very inspiring thoughts.I pray “Let me have inner strength to implement these in my life to enrich my life.”
    Good work well done.

  35. shelina says:

    Hi sir you are just amazing I love you so much and m your big fan m always praying for your success. ..

  36. Suresh D says:

    Hi Robin, Good day!

    Let me start from today onward this 60 tips!!


  37. Lulu says:

    Thanks for this beautiful lists. I would like to add, “give generous tips to people who are in customer service.

  38. John says:

    How come your have many followers from India.

  39. prameela.p says:

    great tips..,I have read your megaliving book.A self management book which changed my life..mental mastery and brain building exercise,building positive thoughts are really nice …this is not only a book for personal development and also for change management .thank u sir..,

  40. Prachi Yadav says:


    Yes I have started following few of these tips, Surely it helps, Robin is the person who has helped me change the way I live. I want to show a little gratitude towards his great work which has played a crucial role in my life, THANX ROBIN.

  41. Revathy says:

    Dear robin sir,
    I’m thanking you for what all you done to this world. You are doing a wonderful job that not many does’nt. Really you are my HERO …

  42. Sumit says:

    Sir no need to describe who u r but being an affected reader I would always want u to keep writting self help books it makes a difference in every single person’s life who read urs content,… Thnk u sir

  43. Atul Singh Bisht says:

    Sir u have suggested wake up time of 5 a.m. What is the appropriate time to sleep?

  44. Anjali Singh says:

    Very well written. Life living way in least possible sentences.
    Thanks! Much appreciated.

  45. kritika sharma says:

    hey robin, this list is absolutely amazing .. I love it… Whenever i am upset, i read it. Believe me going through it gives me lots of peace. Thank you so much.:-) god bless u.. :-)

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