Quotes, Tidbits and Knowledge-Bombs That Will Change Your Life…
This is a powerful list of quotes, quick-tips, and statements taken from my private notebook.
I’ve shared this with some of my private clients and they’ve absolutely loved this list. (If you love it too, feel free to share this.)
Just one of these thoughts can profoundly change your life.
Scan through this list daily.
Create a list of your own quotes and statements that move you. And read them often.
They’ll act as a simple little reset that will keep you on track towards your big goals and living as your best self. Your superhero you.
And when something really grabs you by the horns? STOP. Absorb it. Let it sink in. Don’t read anymore. See how you can leverage that one thought to the full. Start to LIVE IT. Because you’re in this for impact. For change. Not just reading information…
So let’s dig in to the list:
(This is taken from 100's of articles, books, and resources. I’ve added the name of the source wherever I know the source.)
“Nobody cares about your talk. They’re waiting to see your walk.”
“Always expect awesomeness in unexpected ways.”
“Don’t give people what they want. Give them what they never dreamed was possible.”
“Have the willingness to grind out life. It separates the winners from the losers.”
“Am I working hard to get ahead? Or to get by?”
“If you want something, you have to build it into your day. What do you want?”
“What’s the ONE THING I can do today to improve _________________?”
“The difference between information and execution is everything.”
“To get what you want, you have to deserve what you want. The world is not yet a crazy enough place to reward a whole bunch of undeserving people.”
“Every day, every hour, every minute COUNTS. Don’t squander it away.”
“Make bigger dreams than you’ve ever dreamed, then take tinier steps than you’ve ever taken.”
“Listen to your big voice. Ignore your tiny voice.”
“Let your tormentors serve as your mentors.”
“There is no power in the word LATER. Strike it from your vocabulary.”
“We rise by lifting others.” -Robert Ingersoll
“The greatest thing you can do for the world is to love yourself completely.”
“You are not your function. You’re not what you do, and you’re not what people think of you. You are so much more!”
“Anger turned inward = depression. i.e. Real suffering is not in experiencing pain, but in the denying of experiencing it.”
“The same walls that keep pain out are the same ones that keep love out.”
“It’s best to perform FROM care rather than FOR care.”
“The mind is a terrible master but a wonderful slave.”
“The day you invest in yourself like you want others to invest in you is the day that you take ownership of your life.”
‘AUTHENTICITY is MAGNETIC!”
“Have a painted life rather than a tainted life.”
STUCK? Answer these 3 questions to experience a breakthrough:
1) What am I feeling?
2) What do I want?
3) What is the small inspired action I can take, right now?
“Make your mess your message.”
“Lean in to your emotions. Feel them fully. Only then can you begin to fully diagnose them.”
“What am I running from? What am I running towards?” -me
“If it’s not on the calendar, it doesn’t exist.”
“Remember, the worst thing that can happen to you is a thought.”
“You act, while others talk.”
“Sacrifice what you are for what you want to become.”
“Fight your way out of your darkness and back into the light, one inch at a time.”
“Life is memories, not possessions. Which one are you after?”
“Sometimes in life, you break down before you break free.”
“Every master was once a disaster.”
“Becoming one of the best at what you do is not difficult. It’s just different.”
“Stop caring so much what people think, while still caring about people.”
“Don’t take money from or do any business with whiners, wussies and non-action takers.”
“Every Yes must be defended by 1,000 NOs.”
“Look beyond the thoughts that tell you that you can’t do something.”
“Winners don’t look at the price, they look at the pay-off.”
“Learn to love Delayed Gratification.”
“Act your way into a feeling.”
“Master your fears or die. Or, just realize that your fears are just a feeling to experience like any other emotion…”
“Champions behave like champions before they are champions.”
“Be a focused creator. Not a distracted user.”
“If you want people to go all-in on you, you have to go all-in on yourself first.”
“The numbers don’t lie. How are you doing in all areas of your life? Only what’s measured gets improved!”
Respect Your Distractions! Gmail? FB? Twitter? Instagram? Games? Learning? Build them into your day, e.g. “I’ll check email, fb, etc. from 4:00–4:45 pm each day” or, they will run your day and your life!
“Be internally driven daily, not by external pressures, demands, or comforts.”
“Who do I have to be in order to ___________________________________?”
“Who do THEY have to be in order to______________________________?”
“Will my life be about aversion or ascension?”
“Effort advances our lives.”
“How can I give people an experience so life-changing that they feel indebted to me forever?”
“Spend 15 minutes at the beginning of each day to empty your mind and start fresh!”
“Will my actions today be congruent with who I SAY I want to be?”
“Prepare for Rainy Days.”
“Do your best to invest in Assets not Liabilities.”
“MOMENTUM is the name of the game.”
Build markers into your future to elevate yourself to the next level. (i.e. Position yourself to win.)
30 days from now, 6 months from now, 1 year from now WILL HAPPEN whether you like it or not! How will you show up?
“Commit to a PROCESS to get to the GOAL.”
Mini-Method to Getting Results:
1)Set your targets.
2)Keep it in your sites.
3)Hit it until you hit it.
“Spend less than you make.”
CHOOSE YOURSELF. -James Altucher
If you have fears, write out what they are on a piece of paper, and find out exactly how you can squash them. Is the fear real? What’s the worst that can happen if you push through the fear? What’s the best that could happen?
Don’t contrast yourself with the Average Joe. Contrast yourself with high achievers. With people that live and have what you want to live and have.
Make others feel safe.
Display Courage and Warmth.
“You can’t think it’s nice when it’s nice.”
DO THE WORK.
“Never wait for the ideal time to get stuff done. Force it to get done. Act immediately.”
“Feed the seeds of growth. Not the seeds of doubt.”
“When you begin to release your greatest gifts and talents, it may release your greatest inner-junk at first.”
“Fears are often simple problems to be solved.”
“The greatest suffering comes from an unquestioned mind.” -Byron Katie
“Be genuinely interested in life and others.”
Adopt “non-needy” behaviors.
Shift your baseline happiness level. The level you always return to no matter what.
Cultivate an environment where failure is not an option!
“Our canvas is ourselves. And we’re all artists.”
Flex your Willpower muscle daily. Do things even when you DO NOT want to do them. Even when you’re in a negative emotional state. Push through and do it!
How closely do your daily behaviors reflect the person you truly want to be?
“People will do anything for those who encourage their dreams, justify their failures, allay their fears, confirm their suspicions, and help them throw rocks at their enemies.” -Blair Warren
What’s the BIGGEST MOTIVATOR in your life? Your mate? Children? $$?Lifestyle? Find that thing and look at it many times each day! Keep it in your face!!
“The keys to change lie within your own hands.”
Dan Sullivan’ Keys To Success:
1) Show up on time.
2)Do what you say you’re going to do.
3)Finish what you start.
4)Say please and thank you.
“Inspiration is easy. Action is hard.”
Have a problem?
Overwhelm it! Dominate it. Overshadow it! You’re 5,000' tall and it’s 100'. Show up bigger than it. List out all the different ways you could solve this problem in a big way… -Steve Chandler
1)Decide what you intend to accomplish.
2)Define exactly what actions it will take from you to achieve the outcome.
3)Decide if you are willing to pay that price. (If you’re not willing to pay the price to get whatever you want, you’ll just get frustrated.)
4)Monitor the results of you actions and make corrections when needed.
5)Continue to take the required actions and DO NOT STOP until your outcome is realized.
Buy-in to Radical Self-Honesty.
Lack of confidence is NEVER a valid excuse. If your child was held at gunpoint, you’d do whatever was in front of you right now…
A LEADER is willing to come from ANY inner-stance necessary to get things done. He will be willing to generate any and all actions to get from point A to point B. -Straight Line Leadership Book
“Make everything an extraordinary adventure.” -Steve Hardison
“I hated every minute of training, but I said, don’t quit. Suffer now, and live the rest of your life as a champion.” -Muhammad Ali
“Become the person you would invest in. Be the person you would want to be with. Be the person that you would bet the bank on.”
Married? Dude! Go out on more date nights!!
On a scale of 1–10 Where Are you? Monitor and Track and Improve These Weekly:
What’s the One Thing you could do each day to get 1% better in each of these areas?
“Connect today to all of your tomorrows. It matters.” -The One Thing Book
“Don’t think linear. Think in terms of Quantum Growth…”
“Slow down. Create memories, laugh so hard it hurts, love so much it leads to a beautiful flood, cheer so loudly it strains the vocal chords, feel so deeply it causes a showering of tears, have such a raucously good time that it becomes legend.” -Brendon Burchard
Instead of learning more today, do something with what you’ve already learned.
That is all…