“It’s better to be consistently good than intermittently excellent.” – Adam Grant
Category: Discipline Equals Freedom
How Do You Come Back When You Fail?
“When you do make a mistake or something bad happens to you, how are you going to come back from that?…How do you come back from a mistake?” – Dean Lister It’s easy to get knocked down by a mistake or circumstance and not get back up. Get back up. Figure out how to come…
Work On the Right Thing, Even When Slow.
“The secret to being productive is to work on the right thing—even if it’s at a slow pace.” – James Clear
What’s The Story You Tell Yourself When You Fail?
What’s the story you tell yourself when you fail?
Start Before You’re Ready
10/11/21: The irony is that I didn’t post this because “I wasn’t ready”. We are risk adverse. Jump in before you’re ready. Ask for help. “I’ll figure it out.” Get outside your comfort zone. Failure is not the end, it’s a lesson for your future self. “Knowing what you know now, what will you do…
You Need a Fish Bowl
Limitless choices or options cause paralysis. You need bounds or limitations. Therefore, you need a fish bowl.
Question everything. If there’s something you don’t understand, ask for clarification. If there’s a word you don’t know, look it up in the dictionary. “If you don’t understand a concept, break it down until you do. If you don’t know how something works, dig in until you do.” That’s how you learn. A great concept…
We Have Energy Only When We Begin
when we stare at some unwelcome task and feel no strength to do it, we can forget that God often gives strength only as we start doing. The Jordan River stopped only as the priests stepped in (Joshua 3:13). The widow’s oil flowed only as she poured (2 Kings 4:1–6). The ten lepers were cleansed…
An Hour of Concentrated Effort is Better Than a Week of Diffused Attention
An hour of concentrated effort is often better than a week of diffused attention. *Sleep deprivation can make this depend on the hour and how well rested you are.
“Action is a far more reliable source of inspiration than inspiration itself.” – Joey ( Better Ideas)
“Action is a far more reliable source of inspiration than inspiration itself.” – Joey (Better Ideas)