It improves your ability to prioritize and it makes decision-making easier.
It also provides commitment: it's usually hard to commit to something that has no foreseeable future.
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You have to know who you are and what you want.
Self-improvement begins with a keen awareness of who you are and what are your values, beliefs and the larger purpose you wish to pursue.
Curiosity creates a longing to know more, do more and be more.
To have a successful life, you have to cultivate your sense of wonder and be curious about what the future might hold. Curiosity helps you see any situation as an opportunity for your advancement and learning.
Where there's a will there's a way.
Even when you don't like the things you're doing, seeing the benefit of following through on them makes it easier to take action for your desired results.
It prompts you to act quickly when making decisions. It also drives hard work.
Urgency is all about getting results quickly and efficiently, but it does not eliminate assessment.
It provides you with the patience, awareness and fortitude to continue moving forward, even if that means completely changing course.
Taking the path of personal development means you'll be able to see which relationships and partnerships bring value and are worth investing in and which you need to cut loose.
To be resilient, you must develop the ability to self-soothe when things get tough.
When things are in a particularly stressful place, you must tap into your will, motivation, and pliability to continue moving forward.
Don't give up. If you stop trying before a problem is solved then you haven’t accomplished anything. If you don’t succeed at first, get up and try again.
Never see a setback as a failure, view it as practice. Practice makes perfect. Use fear and frustration to push you over the finish line of what you are seeking.
Take a step back and figure out the reason you’re procrastinating on the project or task. Is it because it’s actually not that important, or doesn’t move you closer to your big-picture goal?