If You Want Uncommon Clarity, Ask Yourself Uncommonly Specific Questions
It takes about the same amount of energy to sustain a mediocre life as it does to build a fulfilling life. Mediocre choices will get you mediocre results. Making world-class choices can produce world-class success.
Stop making excuses for your limiting behavior and get more specific:
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Today’s career landscape isn’t a lineup of tunnels, it’s a massive, impossibly complex, rapidly changing science laboratory.
Time. A typical career will take up somewhere between 20% and 60% of your meaningful adult time.
Quality of Life. Your career has a major effect on all your non-career hours.
Impact. Whatever shape your career path ends up taking, the world will be altered by it.
Identity. We tell people about our careers by telling them what we are.
Having no routine or structure is so much more draining mentally, physically, and emotionally than any routine could ever be.
You're depriving your body and mind of the energy an...
"Good habits are hard to form but easy to live with. Bad habits are easy to form but hard to live with."
If you immediately check your email or social media accounts when you wake up in the morning, you’re starting your day off in reactive mode instead of proactive. It means spending the best part of the day on other people's priorities.
Wherever they excel, they tend to have personal rules that they take very seriously:
Your quality of life improves when you set clear standards for how you live.
You gravitate back towards “so-so” in any area where your standards are unclear.
For example: brushing your teeth every day doesn’t require any sort of forcing or obsessing, just dental hygiene standards you consider non-negotiable.