Category: Discipline Equals Freedom

  • If you don’t do the first step, you won’t do the rest.

    If you don’t do the first step, you won’t do the rest.

  • Expectations

    “Where expectations are high, we tend to rise to meet them. Where expectations are low, we tend to drop to meet them.” “We like the freedom low expectations give us, but we’re really being robbed.” From Do Hard Things by Alex and Brett Harris

  • Make The Time

    “In many cases, the bottleneck to achieving results is simply making the time to do the work. You’re capable of exercising, but are you making the time? You’re capable of writing, but are you making the time? You’re capable of reading, but are you making the time?” -James Clear  

  • Do What You Can

    Jocko Willink in Discipline Equals Freedom talks about injuries and illness. If you hurt your foot, work your upper body. If you hurt your shoulder, work the other one. Do what you can.    

  • “Wasted Years”

    “all those ‘wasted years’, they weren’t wasted; because you learned.” – Jocko Willink You learned what it’s like to be weak. To not try. To give into despair. Now you get to teach other people and inspire them.

  • Practice Pain

    “It is precisely in times of immunity from care that the soul should toughen itself beforehand for occasions of greater stress, and it is while fortune is kind that it should fortify itself against her violence.” – Seneca the Younger Practice pain and when it comes it will be gentler. If you have practiced the…

  • Complexity

    “Complexity is the enemy of execution.” – Tony Robbins

  • Do The Thing

    “The law of nature is, Do the thing, and you shall have the power: but they who do not the thing have not the power. ” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Source:

  • I Want To; but I Don’t Do It.

    I keep sitting down to do video production and not doing it and not knowing why I don’t. I felt like Paul in Romans 7:15: “For what I am doing, I do not understand. For what I will to do, that I do not practice; but what I hate, that I do.” My sin nature…

  • Write Poorly. Fail often.

    Write poorly until you can write well. Fail until you can succeed. Start with what is easy and work to what is hard. I would like to take a look at what it like to write poorly, why it matters and how you can apply writing poorly to other areas of life. I love when…