Aristotle is credited with saying these 15 famous words. And for most of my life...I didn't believe him. I fought against cultivating good habits and routines because I didn't want to feel like I had to live my life by other people's rules. I wanted to be my own person and do my own thing.
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.
The phenomenally successful are fond of telling us about their passion for their professions. Consider Steve Jobs: "The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle." Or Oprah Winfrey: "If you really want to fly, harness your power to your passion.
You live your life in 24 hour periods. How you use those 24 hour periods determines who you become and how successful you'll be. If you learn to master your day, you'll learn how to master your weeks, months, years, and life. All you need to do is become very, very good at living each day.