Category Archives: Motivation

sharpen my mind in these ways

  1. Invest two hours each week in reading professional magazines in my field.
  2. Read one self-help book.
  3. Make four new friends.
  4. 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.

Put These success building principles to work

  1. Get a clear fix on where you want to go. Create an image of yourself ten years from now.
  2. Write out your ten-year plan. Your life is too important to be left to chance. Put down on paper what you want to accomplish in your work, your home, and your social departments.
  3. Surrender yourself to your desires. Set goals to get more energy. Set goals to get things done. Set goals and discover the real enjoyment of living.
  4. Let your major goal be your automatic pilot. When you let your goal absorb you, you’ll find yourself making the right decisions to reach your goal.
  5. Achieve your goal one step at a time. Regard each task you perform, regardless of how small it may seem, as a step toward your goal.
  6. Build thirty-day goals. Day-by-day effort pays off.
  7. Take detours in your stride. A detour simply means another route. It should never mean surrendering the goal.
  8. Invest in yourself. purchase those things that build mental power and efficiency. Incest in educatio