“The sun himself is weak when he first rises; and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.” – Charles Dickens
“It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach.” —Benjamin E. Mays
“Friday is a day to finish your goals for the week. It is a day to celebrate that which you set out to accomplish at the beginning of the week.” —Byron Pulsifer
“You have to love yourself enough to set a standard for your life that you’re unwilling to compromise. If you accept the standards of others for your life, you’ll never be happy.” – Tony Gaskins
As you navigate your morning, contemplate what you want to achieve today. Focus on a goal – one goal – and work to make it happen all day.
It doesn’t have to big, but it does have to be important to you.
Was it setting your alarm clock and not hitting snooze? Will it be not snacking in between meals? Will it be limited social media time? Fitting a workout in?
Or will it be spiritual in nature, like finding opportunities to share a smile, genuinely asking how a person is or spreading kindness? Staying present and not distracted? Listening more, speaking less? Trying to understand others rather than always wanting others to understand you?
Contemplate it. Name it. Then write it down and make it happen today.
Well, technology happens – and sometimes it doesn’t! I’d be remiss if I didn’t share Thursday’s intended post for National Etiquette Week. And how ironic because it says …
A great leader works towards a goal because of their passion and drive, not for the title.