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Lead, Follow or Get Out of The Way

johnthesearcher

johnthesearcher

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'An ounce of determination is worth a ton of procrastination'

How true is that?

At one time if I had been invited onto Mastermind - my specialist subject may well have been 'Procrastination' but if you look at the header above you will notice that I didn't say get out of MY way but THE way because more often than not ....the only person in the way is.......you.

25 years ago today, with a nod to Bob Proctor, I put myself back in the 'fast' lane. With Bob's words ringing in my ear "If most people tried to tell you what they were thinking.....they'd be speechless"

I thought ...... true! but that's not me! Well to cut a long story short.....it was me!

I really didn't know who I was or what I wanted to do so I became a 'searcher' and sought out a mentor who could give some direction to my personal development study trip.

The first bit and perhaps most valuable piece of advice I was give was to 'Decide what you want and write it down' (dont trust your memory)

So I began set myself a set of goals (written)and have followed the principle that a few simple disciplines practiced every day = success.

Well I will tell you that working on your self requires daily disciplines: To read, think hard and meditate. This is how I start my days by: reading, meditating, and exercising......mind and body.

I set down a plan on paper.........I had a life plan, a health plan, a business plan and about 20 other miscellaneous plans.....a roadmap if you like, to achieve what it was that I wanted......not what everyone else thought I should have!

I took complete responsibility for the way in which the rest of my life would work out.....now it hasn't been easy and there have been times when it would have been much simpler to take a less demanding route but the rewards have been well worth the setbacks experienced.

I belive if you make the decision to discipline your self in personal and business development priority areas, you'll out perform anyone who doesn't.

Here is what I learned from a great mentor and friend of mine!!

'You beat 50% of the people in life by working hard in all areas, you beat another 40% by doing what's right daily...... not perfect, but right and the last 10% is a dog fight!!!


John
 
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Power Lunch Club

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Thanks John, good wee article....very insightful.
 

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