The Law of Patience and Perseverance is simple: Work the process that is necessary for the time that is required, and solve problems along the way.
People often make mistakes in response to change. It’s an inescapable reality: things change. Here’s another reality: life will get increasingly difficult for you if you don’t. Your ability to adjust and adapt in response to change — and do so quickly in a positive and proactive way — is an essential skill in today’s world.
The outcomes in your life are the natural result of the habits you have developed. While it is very tempting to attribute success or failure to circumstances, the truth is that the outcomes you get are the result of the way you Manage the R in response to circumstances.
Blame. Complain. Defend. (BCD) is a serious problem. There are 7 reasons to stop complaining in any organization that are easy to address and important because BCD afflicts millions of people every day, and is often triggered by work stress.
People think rationally but they act impulsively. It’s a good rule to remember next time you’re trying to sell something or influence someone. People usually follow their strongest internal feeling despite their rational understanding.
What gets in the way of you being disciplined? The word “discipline” can feel intimidating. The process of getting more disciplined can feel overwhelming. Intimidating + Overwhelming = I Quit. Discipline is too important to ignore and too misunderstood by too many people.
What does Discipline Mean? The word “discipline” is from the Latin word disciplina meaning “instruction and training”. It’s derived from the root word discere — “to learn.”
Your attitude has a profound impact on the way you lead people. It affects the way you sell and the way you serve customers. Ultimately, your attitude shapes your success and your happiness.
Choose to believe in yourself. Strengthen your resolve to understand who you are, what you are capable of doing, and why it matters. Strength requires work. Work requires practice. Practice takes time. Do the work.
Life doesn’t owe you anything more than an opportunity. Which is exactly what you have. The rest is on you. If you want something, go earn it. If you deserve something, go prove it. You owe it to yourself.