January 2019

Taking first things first often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion. - Dwight D. Eisenhower

Success Thought of the Day – 1/15/19: Consistency and behavior

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Simply stated, “consistency beats commitment.”

There have been various forms of research done on this, but on average, a new behavior becomes automatic after 2 months.  That said, it is less about the volume of things you do to achieve your goals and more about choosing a few right things and doing them consistently.  Consider one or two things that matter most to achieving your goals.  One or two things that you will do consistently until it becomes automatic.

Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way. – Booker T. Washington

Success Thought of the Day – 1/14/19

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Many people may occupy the same role that you do, have the same title that you do or run a company similar to yours. However, you always have the opportunity to perform and differentiate yourself. Excellence is a differentiator.

Perfection is not when there is no more to add, but no more to take away. – Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Success Thought of the Day – 1/11/19

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Perfection is not when there is no more to add, but no more to take away. – Antoine De Saint-Exupery . Whether you subscribe to the 80/20 rule, minimalism or some other form of prioritization. Priorities in work and life can make the difference.

Write your goals in alignment with your passion, purpose, and dreams. Create your expense budget, prudently, expecting an increase from your diligent work and faithfulness.

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, ‘I’m possible!' — Audrey Hepburn

Success Thought of the Day – 1/10/19

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We often start with our passion, purpose and dreams. Then we translate that into a clear vision. However, from there, things can begin to get a bit tricky as there is a tendency to rationalize “what is possible?”

Write your goals in alignment with your passion, purpose, and dreams. Create your expense budget, prudently, expecting an increase from your diligent work and faithfulness.

It doesn't matter whether you are pursuing success in business, sports, the arts, or life in general: The bridge between wishing and accomplishing is discipline. - Harvey Mackay

Success Thought of the Day – 1/9/19

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It doesn’t matter whether you are pursuing success in business, sports, the arts, or life in general: The bridge between wishing and accomplishing is discipline. – Harvey Mackay

If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Success Thought of the Day – 1/8/19

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Strive for beyond what you believe is possible for yourself. It is far too easy for us to expect far less than what we are capable of. Aim higher and expect more.

If you have many irons in the Fire, some will burn. - Thomas Fuller

Success Thought of the Day – 1/7/19

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Diversify your opportunities.  This is not to be confused with a lack of focus and random acts.  Acquiring skills that allow you to perform and succeed in multiple areas is of value.  It adds paint to your “career collage,” (a concept I discuss in-depth in promise #4, https://thecorelinksolution.com/igniteyourcareer/).