Move the Needle – Little things

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During the past nine years, I have given out more than 250 copies of my favorite book, “The Success Principles” by success coach and author Jack Canfield. Last week, I was blessed to spend a week with Jack, his staff and entrepreneurs from around the world.

It was a great opportunity to learn new strategies for getting clear about what’s really important in our lives and achieving our goals.

However, the most important lesson I took away from this week was very small.

By that, I mean I learned (actually re-learned) that it’s the little things that always lead to the greatest successes.

We are so tempted to chase after the new quick-fix solution that we completely forget that it is always about the fundamentals.

For example, I just visited Amazon.com to see which book would pop up when I searched the word “diet.”  Guess what was the No. 1 selection?

“The 17 Day Diet – A Doctor’s Design Planned for Results.”  Really?  Seventeen days – are you kidding me?

Every single person reading this article knows exactly how to lose weight. You eat less and exercise more. In fact, it’s even easier than that – all you need to do is burn more calories each day than you consume.

That’s it. But, it takes time. A lot more than 17 days. However, if you follow the basics, you will get the results you desire.

For me, the lesson I learned was equally simple.

There are a handful of daily rituals that always lead to a successful and purpose-driven day. They include daily gratitude, affirmations and meditation. I am certain that putting these simple behaviors back into practice will lead to amazing results.

Unfortunately, I had abandoned them over the past few years and guess what happened? It’s the same thing that happens to your midsection when you eat fast food and skip the gym. I drifted back into bad habits and got less than desirable results.

As soon as I got back to the office, I got back into the routine. I know that it will take time before I see results. In addition, I am certain that there will be days when I wonder if it’s worth the effort.

Yet, I know that if I commit to the little things, I will reap the big rewards.

As with most things in life, the solution is simple. All you need to do is execute.

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Move the Needle – Little things

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During the past nine years, I have given out more than 250 copies of my favorite book, “The Success Principles” by success coach and author Jack Canfield. Last week, I was blessed to spend a week with Jack, his staff and entrepreneurs from around the world.

It was a great opportunity to learn new strategies for getting clear about what’s really important in our lives and achieving our goals.

However, the most important lesson I took away from this week was very small.

By that, I mean I learned (actually re-learned) that it’s the little things that always lead to the greatest successes.

We are so tempted to chase after the new quick-fix solution that we completely forget that it is always about the fundamentals.

For example, I just visited Amazon.com to see which book would pop up when I searched the word “diet.”  Guess what was the No. 1 selection?

“The 17 Day Diet – A Doctor’s Design Planned for Results.”  Really?  Seventeen days – are you kidding me?

Every single person reading this article knows exactly how to lose weight. You eat less and exercise more. In fact, it’s even easier than that – all you need to do is burn more calories each day than you consume.

That’s it. But, it takes time. A lot more than 17 days. However, if you follow the basics, you will get the results you desire.

For me, the lesson I learned was equally simple.

There are a handful of daily rituals that always lead to a successful and purpose-driven day. They include daily gratitude, affirmations and meditation. I am certain that putting these simple behaviors back into practice will lead to amazing results.

Unfortunately, I had abandoned them over the past few years and guess what happened? It’s the same thing that happens to your midsection when you eat fast food and skip the gym. I drifted back into bad habits and got less than desirable results.

As soon as I got back to the office, I got back into the routine. I know that it will take time before I see results. In addition, I am certain that there will be days when I wonder if it’s worth the effort.

Yet, I know that if I commit to the little things, I will reap the big rewards.

As with most things in life, the solution is simple. All you need to do is execute.

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Move the Needle – Little things

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During the past nine years, I have given out more than 250 copies of my favorite book, “The Success Principles” by success coach and author Jack Canfield. Last week, I was blessed to spend a week with Jack, his staff and entrepreneurs from around the world.

It was a great opportunity to learn new strategies for getting clear about what’s really important in our lives and achieving our goals.

However, the most important lesson I took away from this week was very small.

By that, I mean I learned (actually re-learned) that it’s the little things that always lead to the greatest successes.

We are so tempted to chase after the new quick-fix solution that we completely forget that it is always about the fundamentals.

For example, I just visited Amazon.com to see which book would pop up when I searched the word “diet.”  Guess what was the No. 1 selection?

“The 17 Day Diet – A Doctor’s Design Planned for Results.”  Really?  Seventeen days – are you kidding me?

Every single person reading this article knows exactly how to lose weight. You eat less and exercise more. In fact, it’s even easier than that – all you need to do is burn more calories each day than you consume.

That’s it. But, it takes time. A lot more than 17 days. However, if you follow the basics, you will get the results you desire.

For me, the lesson I learned was equally simple.

There are a handful of daily rituals that always lead to a successful and purpose-driven day. They include daily gratitude, affirmations and meditation. I am certain that putting these simple behaviors back into practice will lead to amazing results.

Unfortunately, I had abandoned them over the past few years and guess what happened? It’s the same thing that happens to your midsection when you eat fast food and skip the gym. I drifted back into bad habits and got less than desirable results.

As soon as I got back to the office, I got back into the routine. I know that it will take time before I see results. In addition, I am certain that there will be days when I wonder if it’s worth the effort.

Yet, I know that if I commit to the little things, I will reap the big rewards.

As with most things in life, the solution is simple. All you need to do is execute.

Share.

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Move the Needle – Little things

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During the past nine years, I have given out more than 250 copies of my favorite book, “The Success Principles” by success coach and author Jack Canfield. Last week, I was blessed to spend a week with Jack, his staff and entrepreneurs from around the world.

It was a great opportunity to learn new strategies for getting clear about what’s really important in our lives and achieving our goals.

However, the most important lesson I took away from this week was very small.

By that, I mean I learned (actually re-learned) that it’s the little things that always lead to the greatest successes.

We are so tempted to chase after the new quick-fix solution that we completely forget that it is always about the fundamentals.

For example, I just visited Amazon.com to see which book would pop up when I searched the word “diet.”  Guess what was the No. 1 selection?

“The 17 Day Diet – A Doctor’s Design Planned for Results.”  Really?  Seventeen days – are you kidding me?

Every single person reading this article knows exactly how to lose weight. You eat less and exercise more. In fact, it’s even easier than that – all you need to do is burn more calories each day than you consume.

That’s it. But, it takes time. A lot more than 17 days. However, if you follow the basics, you will get the results you desire.

For me, the lesson I learned was equally simple.

There are a handful of daily rituals that always lead to a successful and purpose-driven day. They include daily gratitude, affirmations and meditation. I am certain that putting these simple behaviors back into practice will lead to amazing results.

Unfortunately, I had abandoned them over the past few years and guess what happened? It’s the same thing that happens to your midsection when you eat fast food and skip the gym. I drifted back into bad habits and got less than desirable results.

As soon as I got back to the office, I got back into the routine. I know that it will take time before I see results. In addition, I am certain that there will be days when I wonder if it’s worth the effort.

Yet, I know that if I commit to the little things, I will reap the big rewards.

As with most things in life, the solution is simple. All you need to do is execute.

Share.

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