Habit #11. Focus and Cheer For You.
September is here and we are well on our way through it.
September is a time for ending and beginnings just like January.
It’s the end of summer. It’s the time to start packing up summer hobbies. It’s the start of a lot of changes. It’s the start of a new school year. It’s the start of more traffic on the roads. It’s the start of new routines. And it’s the start of the last run towards year long goals that were started in January.
That’s daunting — December is coming.
September is the a time for a new start (or reset).
When is the last time you thought about the goals and plans you had for 2022?
Have they changed? Have you completely forgotten?
It doesn’t really matter as long as you are making progress somewhere in your life.
What is THE Destination?
Of all of your goals or maybe it’s just one big goal, where are you at?
Ok now where do you want it to be by December?
One big goal for me is to be writing consistently enough that I will start getting ahead on posts I want to write and give myself time to research and hear stories that I can bring into my writing.
The one problem is I am really good at giving myself a lot to do and not enough time to do it.
So instead of listing out the next five big things to do. I am going to keep it simple. Everyday I only give myself two tasks to complete for me. Not for others. For me.
I have an ultimate goal. But I need to focus on the daily more than months from now.
I realized this after watching an interview by Tom Bilyeu with Eric Thomas (AKA the Hip Hop Preacher). See it here.
Early in the interview Eric Thomas said the greatest problem most people have which is holding them back from their success is execution. They allow randomness and other people to run their lives and don’t work on things that will move themselves forward.
Execute means to get work done. You don’t need to overcomplicate it. All you need to do is to list out…