I write when I’m inspired, and I see to it that I’m inspired at nine o’clock every morning.
Most work is accomplished by people who would rather be doing something else.
Ideas like “Only do what you love” and “Eat the dessert first” sound great, but the bills still must be paid and excess calories still pack on extra weight.
It’s important, in life, to remember there’s normally a space between desire and reality. And we live in that space.
The odds of me getting something I want are increased tremendously when I develop a plan and work for that outcome.
You may not feel like going to work every day, but you do it. You may not feel like getting the dishes done or driving your kids to activities… but you do it.
Some things in life are so important that we get them done no matter what. We don’t lie in bed wondering whether we will get up and do what we said we would do. We roll over, roll out, and move.
>> A key to realizing a higher level of accomplishment is to purposely choose and appoint certain things in your life to the “no matter what” level. You only need a handful of those essential activities to get a powerful boost in your daily life.
>> Challenge: Make a list of the things you will draw a circle around and say, “These I will do.” Commit to them. No excuses.
> The Roadturn Principle: The difference between acceptable and incredible is typically about 10 percent more effort.
Let’s talk about it…