Becoming the best involves transcending guidelines and following your instinct.
Wasting Five Minutes: when you have five minutes of down-time, how do you spend that time? Most people use it as an excuse to rest or laze.
Being successful requires being proactive and not waiting for life to come to you. It means you’re on offense, not defense. You’re active, not passive.
In order to be successful, you must believe in something. You must have a stand. All successful people and brands have a clear WHY.
Being ambitious isn’t enough. Far more important than ambition is commitment.
Beating ourselves up feels bad, and despite our mental image of a mean drill sergeant being super motivating, mentally shit talking ourselves does nothing to motivate us to change or take action.
The more successful you become, the less you can justify low quality. The more focused you must become. The more consistently your daily behaviors must be high quality — and increasingly higher quality.
Wealth, optimal health, incredible relationships, deep spiritual maturity are all available to you. But you have to pay the price to have these things.
If “success” is your primary objective, you probably won’t get it. Chasing success is like chasing happiness. You can’t pursue it directly.
Give up on your idea of perfection. You are not and never will be perfect. Give up on the idea that you have to be the perfect girlfriend or boyfriend. On the idea that you have to have the perfect body in order to be happy or to succeed.