I just finished reading Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird. Or, should I say, I just finished having Sissy Spacek read it to me? I love books. Always have. Some of my earliest memories are of a bookshelf in the basement apartment my folks rented in San Francisco. The bottom shelf was where my books were. I …
You can’t clone success. Every day begins with new challenges and opportunities. You only succeed when you apply today’s answers to today’s problems. The most foolish thing you can do is to rely on past solutions for future dilemmas.
Nearly everything you do involves a choice. With the exception of breathing and eating, there are very few non-negotiable activities. You can even make choices about what you eat and where you breathe. So, on a micro level, you are positioned more frequently than you realize to “get what you want.”
Sticking to a resolution made on January 1st quite often requires you to do things that are counter to your nature; to swim upstream against your native instincts. That’s the problem with resolutions: they generally demand that you to do less of what you love, or more of what you loathe.