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100 Motivational Quotes That Will Guide You To Massive Success

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Guide You To Massive Success

Below are the 100 most motivational quotes ever. Read them and get motivated for success, and share this post to help your friends get success too!

1. All our dream can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

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    2. Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. – Zig Ziglar

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      3. The Man Who Has Confidence In Himself Gains The Confidence Of Others. – Hasidic Proverb

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        4. What the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.– Napoleon Hill

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          5. For me, life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

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            6. What you seek is seeking you. – Rumi

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              7. It is never too late to be what you might have been. —George Eliot

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                8. Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once. —Drew Houston

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                  9. The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. – Bruce Lee

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                    10. I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. – Thomas Jefferson

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                      11. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lao Tzu

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                        12.The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. – Ayn Rand

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                          13. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Gandhi

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                            14. The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it. –  Jordan Belfort

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                              15. When you can’t change the direction of the wind, just adjust your sails. – H. Jackson Brown Jr

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                                16. Security Is Mostly A Superstition. Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or Nothing. – Helen Keller

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                                  17. Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions. – Tony Robbins

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                                    18. We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret. – Earl Nightingale

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                                      19. Double down on whats working. Cut the rest. – Tai Lopez

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                                        20. The best revenge is massive success. – Frank Sinatra

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                                          21. Tough times never last, but tough people do. – Dr. Robert Schuller

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                                            22. Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion. Tony Hsieh

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                                              23. I’ve been blessed to find people who are smarter than I am, and they help me to execute the vision I have. – Russell Simmons

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                                                24. The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. – Benjamin Disraeli

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                                                  25. Patience, persistence, and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. – Napoleon Hill

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                                                    26. If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. – Jim Rohn

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                                                      27. People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do. – Rob Siltanen

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                                                        28. Poor people have big TVs. Rich people have a big library. – Jim Rohn

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                                                          29. A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship. – John D. Rockefeller

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                                                            30. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney

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                                                              31. The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks. – Mark Zuckerburg

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                                                                32. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do that the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain

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                                                                  33. Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.”– Jack Canfield

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                                                                    34. If you don’t stand for something you’ll fall for anything. – Malcolm X

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                                                                      35. Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy. or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don’t have a plan. – Larry Winget

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                                                                        36. Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning. – Robert Kiyosaki

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                                                                          37. If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you’ll achieve the same results. – Tony Robbins

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                                                                            38. Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. – John F. Kennedy

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                                                                              39. Reading is to the mind, as exercise is to the body. – Brian Tracy

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                                                                                40. The best reason to start an organization is to make meaning; to create a product or service to make the world a better place. – Guy Kawasaki

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                                                                                  41.You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. —Michael Jordan

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                                                                                    42. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. – John D. Rockefeller

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                                                                                      43. Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping-stones to success. – Dale Carnegie

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                                                                                        44. The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. – Mark Caine

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                                                                                          45. Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. —Warren Buffett

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                                                                                            46. Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real, it is possible, it’s yours. – Ayr Rand

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                                                                                              47. If you are willing to do more than you are paid to do, eventually you will be paid to do more than you do. – Anonymous

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                                                                                                48. Make each day your masterpiece.  – John Wooden

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                                                                                                  49. You can’t connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down and it has made all the difference in my life. – Steve Jobs

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                                                                                                    50. Knowing Is Not Enough; We Must Apply. Wishing Is Not Enough; We Must Do. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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                                                                                                      51. If you don’t have a competitive advantage, don’t compete. – Jack Welch

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                                                                                                        52. People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy. – Tony Robbins

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                                                                                                          53. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky

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                                                                                                            54. You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. – Margaret Thatcher

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                                                                                                              55. If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you! – T. Harv Eker

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                                                                                                                56. Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment. – Stephen Covey

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                                                                                                                  57. Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. – Pablo Picasso

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                                                                                                                    58 – Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. – Oprah Winfrey

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                                                                                                                      59. I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine. – Neil Armstrong

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                                                                                                                        60. A goal is a dream with a deadline. – Napoleon Hill

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                                                                                                                          61.You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. – John C. Maxwell

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                                                                                                                            62. The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. – Oprah Winfrey

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                                                                                                                              63. The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. – Mark Twain

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                                                                                                                                64. Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. – Les Brown

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                                                                                                                                  65. Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work. – Stephen King

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                                                                                                                                    66. A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. – Joyce Brothers

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                                                                                                                                      67. If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. – John Quincy Adams

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                                                                                                                                        68. If you’re not stubborn, you’ll give up on experiments too soon. And if you’re not flexible, you’ll pound your head against the wall and you won’t see a different solution to a problem you’re trying to solve. – Jeff Bezos

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                                                                                                                                          69. Imagine Your Life Is Perfect In Every Respect; What Would It Look Like? – Brian Tracy

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                                                                                                                                            70. First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win. –  Mahatma Gandhi

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                                                                                                                                              71. Do one thing every day that scares you. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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                                                                                                                                                72. Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential. – John Maxwell

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                                                                                                                                                  73. It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop. – Confucius

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                                                                                                                                                    74. If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs. – Dhirubhai Ambani

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                                                                                                                                                      75. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. – David Brinkley

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                                                                                                                                                        76. Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness. – Ayr Rand

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                                                                                                                                                          77. When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. – Alexander Graham Bell

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                                                                                                                                                            78. Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. – Albert Einstein

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                                                                                                                                                              79. The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors. – Napoleon Hill

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                                                                                                                                                                80. Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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                                                                                                                                                                  81. The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

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                                                                                                                                                                    82. If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. – Jim Rohn

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                                                                                                                                                                      83. Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill

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                                                                                                                                                                        84. The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. – Henry David Thoreau

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                                                                                                                                                                          85. Take one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success that is the way great spiritual giants are produced. – Swami Vivekananda

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                                                                                                                                                                            86. Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. – Henry Ford

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                                                                                                                                                                              87. It always seems impossible until it’s done. – Nelson Mandela

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                                                                                                                                                                                88. Be so good they can’t ignore you. – Steve Martin

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                                                                                                                                                                                  89. If you can’t fly, then run, if you can’t run, then walk, if you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward. – Martin Luther King Jr.

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                                                                                                                                                                                    90. In the end, we only regret the chance we didn’t take – Lewis Carroll

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                                                                                                                                                                                      91. Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world… if you do so, you are insulting yourself – Bill Gates

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                                                                                                                                                                                        92. Small daily improvements are the key to staggering long term results – Unknown

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                                                                                                                                                                                          93. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas Edison

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                                                                                                                                                                                            94. Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going – Jim Rohn

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                                                                                                                                                                                              95. The best way to predict the future is to create it – Peter Drucker

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                                                                                                                                                                                                96. It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. – Vince Lombardi

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  97. The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    98. Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today. – Will Rogers

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                                                                                                                                                                                                      99.You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character. – Unknown

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                                                                                                                                                                                                        100. Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other. – Brian Tracy

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          11 Important Things to Remember When Changing Habits

                                                                                                                                                                                                          11 Important Things to Remember When Changing Habits

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Most gurus talk about habits in a way that doesn’t help you:

                                                                                                                                                                                                          You need to push yourself more. You can’t be lazy. You need to wake up at 5 am. You need more motivation. You can never fail…blah blah “insert more gibberish here.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                          But let me share with you the unconventional truths I found out:

                                                                                                                                                                                                          To build and change habits, you don’t need motivation or wake up at 5 am. Heck, you can fail multiple times, be lazy, have no motivation and still pull it off with ease.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          It’s quite simple and easy to do, especially with the following list I’m going to show to you. But remember, Jim Rohn used to say,

                                                                                                                                                                                                          “What is simple and easy to do is also simple and easy not to do.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The important things to remember when changing your habits are both simple and easy, just don’t think that they don’t make any difference because they do.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          In fact, they are the only things that make a difference.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Let’s see what those small things are, shall we?

                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Start Small

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The biggest mistake I see people doing with habits is by going big. You don’t go big…ever. You start small with your habits.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Want to grow a book reading habit? Don’t start reading a book a day. Start with 10 pages a day.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Want to become a writer? Don’t start writing 10,000 words a day. Start with 300 words.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Want to lose weight? Don’t stop eating ice cream. Eat one less ball of it.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Whatever it is, you need to start small. Starting big always leads to failure. It has to, because it’s not sustainable.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Start small. How small? The amount needs to be in your comfort zone. So if you think that reading 20 pages of a book is a bit too much, start with 10 or 5.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          It needs to appear easy and be easy to do.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Do less today to do more in a year.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Stay Small

                                                                                                                                                                                                          There is a notion of Kaizen which means continuous improvement. They use this notion in habits where they tell you to start with reading 1 page of a book a day and then gradually increase the amount you do over time.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          But the problem with this approach is the end line — where the “improvement” stops.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          If I go from reading 1 page of a book a day and gradually reach 75 and 100, when do I stop? When I reach 1 book a day? That is just absurd.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          When you start a habit, stay at it in the intensity you have decided. Don’t push yourself for more.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          I started reading 20 pages of a book a day. It’s been more than 2 years now and I’ve read 101 books in that period. There is no way I will increase the number in the future.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Why?

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Because reading 40 to 50 books a year is enough.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The same thing applies to every other habit out there.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Pick a (small) number and stay at it.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. Bad Days Are 100 Percent Occurrence

                                                                                                                                                                                                          No matter how great you are, you will have bad days where you won’t do your habit. Period.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          There is no way of going around this. So it’s better to prepare yourself for when that happens instead of thinking that it won’t ever happen.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          What I do when I miss a day of my habit(s) is that I try to bounce back the next day while trying to do habits for both of those days.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Example for that is if I read 20 pages of a book a day and I miss a day, the next day I will have to read 40 pages of a book. If I miss writing 500 words, the next day I need to write 1000.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          This is a really important point we will discuss later on rewards and punishments.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          This is how I prepare for the bad days when I skip my habit(s) and it’s a model you should take as well.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Those Who Track It, Hack It

                                                                                                                                                                                                          When you track an activity, you can objectively tell what you did in the past days, weeks, months, and years. If you don’t track, you will for sure forget everything you did.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          There are many different ways you can track your activities today, from Habitica to a simple Excel sheet that I use, to even a Whatsapp Tracker.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Peter Drucker said,

                                                                                                                                                                                                          “What you track is what you do.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                          So track it to do it — it really helps.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          But tracking is accompanied by one more easy activity — measuring.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Measure Once, Do Twice

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Peter Drucker also said,

                                                                                                                                                                                                          “What you measure is what you improve.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                          So alongside my tracker, I have numbers with which I measure doses of daily activities:

                                                                                                                                                                                                          For reading, it’s 20 pages.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          For writing, it’s 500 words.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          For the gym, it’s 1 (I went) or 0 (didn’t go).
                                                                                                                                                                                                          For budgeting, it’s writing down the incomes and expenses.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tracking and measuring go hand in hand, they take less than 20 seconds a day but they create so much momentum that it’s unbelievable.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. All Days Make a Difference

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Will one day in the gym make you fit? It won’t.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Will two? They won’t.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Will three? They won’t.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Which means that a single gym session won’t make you fit. But after 100 gym sessions, you will look and feel fit.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          What happened? Which one made you fit?

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The answer to this (Sorites paradox)[1] is that no single gym session made you fit, they all did.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          No single day makes a difference, but when combined, they all do. So trust the process and keep on going (small).

                                                                                                                                                                                                          7. They Are Never Fully Automated

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gurus tell you that habits become automatic. And yes, some of them do, like showering a certain way of brushing your teeth.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          But some habits don’t become automatic, they become a lifestyle.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          What I mean by that is that you won’t automatically “wake up” in the gym and wonder how you got there.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          It will just become a part of your lifestyle.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          The difference is that you do the first one automatically, without conscious thought, while the other is a part of how you live your life.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          It’s not automatic, but it’s a decision you don’t ponder on or think about — you simply do it.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          It will become easy at a certain point, but they will never become fully automated.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          8. What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Marshall Goldsmith has a great book with the same title to it. The phrase means that sometimes, you will need to ditch certain habits to make room for other ones which will bring you to the next step.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Don’t be afraid to evolve your habits when you sense that they don’t bring you where you want to go.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          When I started reading, it was about reading business and tactic books. But two years into it, I switched to philosophy books which don’t teach me anything “applicable,” but instead teach me how to think.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The most important ability of the 21st century is the ability to learn, unlearn, and relearn. The strongest tree is the willow tree – not because it has the strongest root or biggest trunk, but because it is flexible enough to endure and sustain anything.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Be like a willow, adapting to the new ways of doing things.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          9. Set a Goal and Then Forget It

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The most successful of us know what they want to achieve, but they don’t focus on it.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sounds paradoxical? You’re right, it does. But here is the logic behind it.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          You need to have a goal of doing something – “I want to become a healthy individual” – and then, you need to reverse engineer how to get there with your habits- “I will go to the gym four times a week.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                          But once you have your goal, you need to “forget” about it and only focus on the process. Because you are working on the process of becoming healthy and it’s always in the making. You will only be as healthy as you take care of your body.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          So you have a goal which isn’t static but keeps on moving.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          If you went to the gym 150 times year and you hit your goal, what would you do then? You would stop going to the gym.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          This is why goal-oriented people experience yo-yo effect[2] and why process-oriented people don’t.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The difference between process-oriented and goal-oriented people is that the first focus on daily actions while others only focus on the reward at the finish line.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Set a goal but then forget about it and reap massive awards.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          10. Punish Yourself

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Last two sections are pure Pavlovian – you need to punish bad behavior and reward good behavior. You are the only person who decides what is good and what is bad for you, but when you do, you need to rigorously follow that.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          I’ve told you in point #3 about bad days and how after one occurs, I do double the work on the next day. That is one of my forms of punishments.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          It’s the need to tell your brain that certain behaviors are unacceptable and that they lead to bad outcomes. That’s what punishments are for.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          You want to tell your brain that there are real consequences to missing your daily habits.[3]

                                                                                                                                                                                                          No favorite food to eat or favorite show to watch or going to the cinema for a new Marvel movie- none, zero, zilch.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The brain will remember these bad feelings and will try to avoid the behaviors that led to them as much as possible.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          But don’t forget the other side of the same coin.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          11. Reward Yourself

                                                                                                                                                                                                          When you follow and execute on your plan, reward yourself. It’s how the brain knows that you did something good.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Whenever I finish one of my habits for the day, I open my tracker (who am I kidding, I always keep it open on my desktop) and fill it with a number. As soon as I finish reading 20 pages of a book a day (or a bit more), I open the tracker and write the number down.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The cell becomes green and gives me an instant boost of endorphin – a great success for the day. Then, it becomes all about not breaking the chain and having as many green fields as possible.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          After 100 days, I crunch some numbers and see how I did.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          If I have less than 10 cheat days, I reward myself with a great meal in a restaurant. You can create your own rewards and they can be daily, weekly, monthly or any arbitrary time table that you create.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Primoz Bozic, a productivity coach, has gold, silver, and bronze medals as his reward system.[4]

                                                                                                                                                                                                          If you’re having problems creating a system which works for you, contact me via email and we can discuss specifics.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          In the End, It Matters

                                                                                                                                                                                                          What you do matters not only to you but to the people around you.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          When you increase the quality of your life, you indirectly increase the quality of life of people around you. And sometimes, that is all the “motivation” we need to start.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          And that’s the best quote for the end of this article:

                                                                                                                                                                                                          “Motivation gets you started, but habits keep you going.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Keep going.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          Reference

                                                                                                                                                                                                          [1] Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Sorites paradox
                                                                                                                                                                                                          [2] Muscle Zone: What causes yo-yo effect and how to avoid it?
                                                                                                                                                                                                          [3] Growth Habits: 5 Missteps That Cause You To Quit Building A Habit
                                                                                                                                                                                                          [4] Primoz Bozic: The Lean Review: How to Plan Your 2019 in 20 Minutes

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