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TURNING YOURSELF ON TO SELF-DISCIPLINE
STRATEGY 1: Master Your Habits
Controlling Bad Habits - That statement is both true and false. True in the sense that before we know it something that we thought we could easily master or control is now much more difficult. It is a false statement because I do not believe any habit is unbreakable. Every habit can be subjected to our control. Controlling bad habits leads the list for ways to save time. This is where we begin in the process of conquering the Operational Success-Blockers. It is the foundation upon which we build solid time management structures. Therefore before the discussion of time-saving tips we need to develop the skill of controlling our habits.
Show me any person with a strong sense of self-control and I'll show you a winner. Conversely, a loser has little control.
The really high achievers in life have a common denominator - they have mastered their habits. Take a look for a minute at the really poor achievers in life;...
One of the things I am known for is telling it ‘straight’ even when straight isn’t always popular.
I’ve been a friend of Bill W. for over 40 years. Bill W. was the founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. (AA) I guess it’s not too anonymous if I’m telling you J but as a teacher, mentor, and leader, I feel it’s important to tell the truth.
Before I was a ‘Graduate’ of AA, I was a ‘Sometimes’ member. Sometimes I’d go to the meetings and stay ‘dry’ – sometimes I would miss the meetings because of certain ‘circumstances’. What were the ‘circumstances’? I fell off the wagon!
For a while, until I learned new ways of coping, I fell into the clutches of three incredibly bad habits. The ‘Habit Demon’ would take over my mind and I’d get stuck in a loop of three self-destructive habits.
Gerry, what does this have to do with me – or my business?