There ain’t no rules around here. We’re trying to accomplish something.
(Quote attributed to Thomas Edison)
When you really want to get something done, you find a way.
When you’re not sure you want to get it done, you find an excuse.
Break the rules and don’t turn back
Self-help books, diet plans, and solemn promises to oneself about making real change ‘tomorrow’ are sometimes only thinly-disguised schemes to prolong action.
C’mon, admit it.
I’ve done it, and so have you.
Do you REALLY WANT to lose weight, get back in shape, or start your own business? Is there something else in your heart and on your mind you want to accomplish.
You CAN, if you want to.
You may have to break a few rules, though… rules like this:
- I have to know everything about something before I can get started
- I have to find the perfect gym, diet, job, passion… in order to succeed
- I need my spouse, children, parents to be supportive of my decisions
What’s holding you back? What’s really holding you back?
I know the answer to that question: It’s YOU.
Challenge: List the ‘rules’ that keep you from moving towards those things you really want. Then break those rules.
Roadturn Principle: Whether you say you can’t or say you can… you’re right.
Let’s talk about it…