If you haven’t been listening to Jim Rohn’s stuff, I highly recommend you start yesterday! This dude is blowing my mind every day. Ok. Ok. I’m sharing…. here’s today’s bomb:
What makes human beings special amongst all living things on the planet?
Unfortunately, it’s that power to choose that makes us special in another category:
Humans are the only species on the planet that grow to only Half of their full potential!
Ouch! But it’s true. Trees don’t stretch their roots halfway — they go as far as they can. Alligators, birds, dogs, elephants all grow to their full potential.
Humans grow physically to their full potential — but only because that’s the one thing we don’t have any choice over.
However, when it comes to maximizing ourselves and our accomplishments — and doing ALL that we are capable of doing … being ALL that we are capable of being — the majority of us never realize our full potential.
Why? Because we choose not to.
You see, here’s what success is:
“Simple Disciplines Repeated Daily”
and here’s what failure is:
“Simple Errors in Judgment Repeated Daily”
Each day, we get to make choices — to do the things we should … or not to. It’s really that simple.
The choice to get up early and exercise … or not to. (I mess this one up wayyyy too often!)
The choice to listen to audios or read books that empower and grow you … or not to.
The choice to spend time with your children … or not to.
The choice to challenge your children … or not to.
The choice to share your product or your business opportunity … or not to.
The choice to go the extra mile … or to do just enough to get by.
The reality is, doing the things we should is “easy”. Jim’s definition of “easy” is that it’s something that we can do. If we can do it, then it’s easy.
We can do all of those things. That means they’re easy to do.
The challenge is:
And the thing about those simple errors in judgment is that you don’t get the results right away. They kinda sneak up on you over time! It’s like one day you wake up and your 25 pounds overweight … broke … fired … your kids in full blown rebellion … and you wonder how you got there. Simple Errors in Judgment repeated daily — go back and check the list.
(The good news? Simple Disciplines work exactly the same way…)
Geez! What an indictment!
Ok, folks! Time to get it together! What do you say we make a pact? A group commitment to each other?
“From this moment forward, I vow to be ALL that I can be. To do ALL that I can do. To choose Simple Disciplines Daily (Success) over Simple Errors in Judgment (Failure). To make the “Easy” choice of doing the things that will help me realize my full potential!”
I don’t know about you guys, but I feel better, stronger, and more empowered already! Do you?
Then let’s get back to creating Summer Success!
See ya tomorrow…
P.S., Seriously – Post a Comment — wanna hear what you’ve gotta say… it’s “easy” to do…