Written, Specific, backed up by Action Plans with Deadlines/Accountability Checkpoints; Reviewed Regularly to ensure what YOU want, reflect YOUR passions, not social/parental/peer programing. Yes, you’ve heard this before… but are you DOING it? Faithfully, frequently, systemically, routinely, repeatedly? To know and not do is to not know.
“If you want to be happy,
set a goal that commands your thoughts,
liberates your energy and inspires your hopes.”
– Andrew Carnegie
Get Your Whole Self On Board:
Make your self-talk serve you, convert your inner critic into a coach/cheerleader; be a realistic optimist, guard the entrance to your mind, release all thoughts that hurt or hinder, make sure your self-concept is forward focused, onward bound.
“As the Fletcher whittles and makes straight his arrows,
so the master directs his straying thoughts.”
Surround Yourself with Upward Bound, Positive People
“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”
– Jim Rohn
Be a Life Long Learner:
Never stop growing; cultivate curiosity and an open, flexible mindset. Find a source of inspiration and go to it regularly.
“One hour per day of study in your chosen field is all it takes.
One hour per day of study will put you at the top of your field within three years.
Within five years you’ll be a national authority.
In seven years, you can be one of the best people in the world at what you do.”
– Earl Nightingale
Day in and Day out, rain or shine. Resilient persistence pays; dependability builds trust and confidence. The secret of your future is buried in your daily routine.
“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”
– Robert Collier
As always, I share what I most want and need to learn. – Nathan S. Collier