- Invest two hours each week in reading professional magazines in my field.
- Read one self-help book.
- Make four new friends.
- Spend 30 minutes daily in quiet, undisturbed thinking.
Next time you see a particularly well-poised, wellgroomed, clear-thinking, effective person, remind yourself that he wasn’t born that way. Lots of conscious effort, invested day by day, made the person what he is. Building new positive habits and destroying old negative habits is a day-by-day process.