I often sabotage my future by planning for it. I let planning become a substitute for action. Some planning is essential for success, but it should never replace action. A great article on why proper planning is essential: https://jamesclear.com/implementation-intentions A great article on how planning can easily take the place of action: https://jamesclear.com/taking-action
Category: Discipline Equals Freedom
How You Read
“How often you read something is immaterial; how you read it is crucial.” – Virginia Voeks (from 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less)).
Big Problems, Small Solutions
“Big problems are rarely solved with commensurately big solutions. Instead, they are most often solved by a sequence of small solutions, sometimes over weeks, sometimes over decades.” —Chip and Dan Heath, Switch. Posted on LinkedIn by Peter Vande Hey.
“Those who only know what they do, work harder. Those who also know WHY they do what they do, work smarter.” – Simon Sinek Work Smarter.
If You Don’t Have Time to Do It Right.
“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” – John Wooden. From Brain Food.
Are You Showing Up to Prove or Improve?
“Don’t show up to prove. Show up to improve.” – Simon Sinek
The Ultimate Measure of a Man
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. The true neighbor will risk his position, his prestige, and even his life for the welfare of others.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
11 Self-Improvement Books
This is a spur of the moment word vomit. A shorter description don’t mean I’m less excited about a book, I just probably haven’t written about it before. #1: The Bible The Bible has had more influence on shaping me into who I am today than any other book. It is the source of God’s…
When to Take a Risk
There’s wisdom and there’s not taking a worthwhile risk because it might not pay off. “If a decision is reversible, the biggest risk is moving too slow. If a decision is irreversible, the biggest risk is moving too fast.” – James Clear