Turn these 7 Standard Operating Procedures (7SOP’s) Into Disciplines to Help You Get What You Want From Life?
You know the saying: What you see in others, good or bad you see in yourself? Well I can see discipline really well, on other people. Some people wear it like it’s tailored clothing. Very Nice and they all wear it well too!
When you know your subject and you know it well, That turns your knowledge into confidence. YES! Discipline can and will develop into confidence. There’s just something about knowing that give us a since of certainty.
“You will never have a greater or lesser dominion than that over yourself…the height of a man’s success is gauged by his self-mastery; the depth of his failure by his self-abandonment. …And this law is the expression of eternal justice. He who cannot establish dominion over himself will have no dominion over others.” ― Leonardo da Vinci
(SOP#1) Writ It Down
“We are more likely to remember and to tell the truth when we write.”
You ever think about the things you want in your life then go through the thought process of what you have to do to get it. You ever write any of that down? I didn’t so, most of the time I didn’t always get what I wanted. I wasn’t focused, I had an idea of what I should be doing, but no order to my thought process. So I got lost in my head a lot. Which’d sucked and made me frustrated, so I’d quit and move on to something else.
Self awareness is key, because when we know better hopefully we’ll choose to do better.
“Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows
with the ability to say no to oneself.” ― Abraham Joshua Heschel
“Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage.” ― Thucydides
You know what to do, so do it. Set up a certain times to work, Set up break times, Time yourself if you. Set a dead line. Turn off electronics except for what your working on. Have some self control, you know what you gotta do. Stay on task.
(SOP#4) Do What You Can With What You Have
“Always Remember to take your Vitamins: Take your Vitamin A for ACTION, Vitamin B for Belief, Vitamin C for Confidence ,Vitamin D for Discipline, Vitamin E for Enthusiasm!” ― Pablo
We’re not going to have everything we need right when we need it. This is where our resourcefulness shows up. Do the best you can with what’s already available. If I can see discipline on people, can also see fear and desperation. Keep an open mind, have hope and say thank you for everything you do have.
(SOP#5) Ask For Help
“A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.” ― Dalai Lama XIV
When all of our resources have been depleted and we’re out of Ideas on how to be more resourceful, we should ask for help. Google, YouTube, LinkedIn, Forums or that mentor that we were suppose to get at the beginning of this.
(SOP#6) Follow Through
“football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.” ― Vince Lombardi Jr.
If someone goes out of their way to help you, either showing you how to do something or offering you good advice; follow through on it. Then get back to them and let them know how it went. If it worked out say thank you. Everyone like to be appreciated.
(SOP#7) Be Grateful
“The man…Who has organized the chaos of his passions, given style to his character, and become creative. Aware of life’s terrors, he affirms life without resentment. ” ― Friedrich Nietzsche
Write down 5 ideas. Highlight the 3 best. Pick 1 of the 3 that can be done within 3 months time or less. Use the 7 SOP’s while working on this 1 ideal. Write down if you found any of the 7 SOP’s helpful and or useful. Did you finish the idea?
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