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Five Fundamentals of Discipline: Part 5
The word discipline comes from the Latin word for pupil or student. We know that word today as disciple: someone who follows a system, a code of conduct, or another person for the purpose of learning.
Five Fundamentals of Discipline: Part 4
The fourth fundamental of discipline is effort.
Five Fundamentals of Discipline: Part 3
When you lean into the power of your choices and point them at your highest priority objectives, the next fundamental of discipline is your standards.
Five Fundamentals of Disciplien: Part 2
The first fundamental of discipline we covered yesterday is choice. That's where discipline lives or dies. According to estimates, a typical person makes 35,000 choices every day. That's a lot of opportunity to transform anything, one decision, one day at a time.
Five Fundamentals of Discipline: Part 1
Two simple separators between average and exceptional are (1) an obsessive focus on executing the fundamentals well and (2) a willingness to return to the basics.
On Hard Work: Part 5
An ignorant person isn’t aware when they are in opportunity or adversity.
On Hard Work: Part 4
One thing you can count on with young kids is they will ask the strangest questions at the oddest times. That happened a few days ago as I put my 5-year-old son to bed. I shut off the lights, and as I gave him a hug and kiss, he asked, "Dad, how do we grow?"
On Hard Work: Part 3
Working through a struggle may be the central element to learning and, therefore, the essential dynamic in our personal development. Yet, many environments are, unfortunately, trying everything in their power to remove struggle from our individual and shared experiences.
On Hard Work: Part 2
I’m going to tell you something about hard work that most people don’t acknowledge: hard work will cost you a lot without guaranteeing you anything. That’s a tough pill for some people to swallow.