The one quote I review each and every day is Jim Rohn’s
“A Life of Discipline is Better Than a Life of Regret”
One thing I’ve noticed as I’ve grown older (besides the ginormous
bald spot on my head and the need to pee every 43 seconds or
so) is that my greatest accomplishments weren’t things which
“jumped” into existence do to an amazing sudden insight…
No, my biggest accomplishments AND the things I appreciate
most in my life were the result of long term, daily disciplines.
– My most important relationship (Sharon, who also happens to
be my wife) developed over the course of a seven year, regular
friendship where we progressively deepened our trust and
worked on our communication
– My greatest friendships emerged from regular meetings
and shared events
– Every business I’ve ever successfully developed came from
a long term plan at which I incrementally chipped away day
by day, week by week, month by month, and year by year
– Every health goal I’ve ever achieved came about in the
And all of these accomplishments required maintenance too!
It’s not like you can just forget about everything else, floss your
teeth for 24 hours straight, and then not have to worry about it
the rest of your life. (Although if there’s some dentist out there
working on a way to do this, please come see me because I
want to give you a big hug)
Anything worthwhile requires discipline…it’s just a fact of life.
Without discipline, the center does not hold.
Without discipline you don’t have accomplishments, you have regrets.
So every day I get up and I thank Jim Rohn for that quote…
And remind myself I must be willing to pay the price.
Because as the years go by, the years go by! We will all definitely
be one day older tomorrow… the question is, will we one step
closer or one step farther away from our goals?
And the great thing is, it’s entirely within our power to decide!
Onwards and Upwards,
The Very Good Dr. Glenn 🙂
PS – One of the most important disciplines I practice each day
is reviewing a website from the “Golden Glove(tm)” perspective.
The Golden Glove is a set of five power principles operating
any time money changes hand anywhere in the world. It’s easy
to learn those principles… but translating theory into practice
is another thing entirely. Analyzing what’s working in a given
market, rank ordering the top vendors from best to worst
according to their successful ad-spend, and then comparing
and contrasting these on the Golden Glove is perhaps the
MOST powerful thing I’ve discovered in the marketing world.
And now you can watch me to it live each month for just
$9.95/mo. You can even get me to do it in YOUR market.