Despite the pain, the work’s not over until the jobs done.
Discipline is working until the job’s done, when painful you keep going to win. The disciplines you must develop to achieve all that is possible for you. Let hope, patience, and discipline lighten your heavy heart. Things will get better. Through it all, you will find your strength, with every difficult experience.
It’s not the workload that is hard; it’s the way you carry it. Self-discipline is about doing what you know you should be doing even when you don’t feel like doing it. In a rush to do stuff, don’t forget to ask why you do it in the first place. Are you doing stuff and don’t know why you’re doing it.
- Ensure your health is more important than anything else. Good nutrition, regular exercise and plenty of sleep. Discipline to improve your health and well-being will promote the highest possible health and fitness levels throughout your life, and your time management will improve dramatically.
- Focus on what matters. The core of creating better outcomes is to focus your inputs on achieving the desired outputs.
- Goal setting. A daily discipline, take 5 minutes to write out your top goals to be achieved that day, and you will see more opportunities and possibilities.
- Planning and organising. If you fail to plan, then you are planning to fail. These are the most powerful disciplines of all for high performance.
- Be sure you are climbing the ladder of success. You do not want to find your ladder is leaning against the wrong building. Instead, choose between what you want today and what is important to you and your business.
- Look for more business agility? Bring together the people and practical knowledge needed to get the work done rapidly and correctly the first time, every time.
- Priority setting. Significantly improve your business and personal management by developing your ability to set priorities more effectively.
- Concentrate on your high-value activities. Your ability to stay focused on your most important tasks will contribute as much to your success as any other discipline.
- Curiosity uncovers opportunities and unexpected benefits. So when asked to name a trait that would most help you succeed, your constant interest should be it.
- Continuous learning. Focus on the minimum requirement for success in your field. Focus on practical, valuable and helpful information and knowledge.
- Stay close to your family and friends. Time for important people in your life is critical; they are your best supporters. So make time for them every day.
Focusing on these disciplines will ensure that you perform at your highest level and achieve better outcomes from everything you do. Don’t expect to be highly motivated every day to make things happen; you won’t be. Don’t count on motivation; count on being disciplined.
“The person, who knows how to select and manage their activities, has far better control over their future”. Peter Sergeant
“You don’t find answers while napping in a hammock or snacking in front of TV. Make breakthroughs by doing things that require discipline, which improves when you do hard things”. Peter Sergeant