A girlfriend of mine is trying to lose weight.
She went on a 500 calorie a day diet, which means she got to share a piece of birdseed every day with her budgie.
Clearly, she had trouble sticking to it and quit after practically blacking out mid-conversation.
It made me think about the life decisions we make and why we make them.
It’s possible that she realised after a day or so, she would have trouble sticking to the birdseed diet, and would start imagining her budgie on a rotisserie, instead of happily bobbing up and down on his swing.
What do you think?
Our success in life is rarely a result of making one BIG decision.
It’s more often the culmination of a series of thousands of small decisions, all adding up to achievement of our goals.
Set yourself up for success.
Get your mindset right and the little decisions along the way will be practically made for you.
We all have a million choices every day – but unless you’ve plotted your overall direction in life, you’ll drift off course by lunch-time.
Your equity is the result of your mindset.
There’s simply no way around this fact.
Now is the time to work hard on what works, and drop the things that don’t work.
Dogged implementation of your written investing plan is what it takes to succeed.
An unswerving self-belief and the humility to draw on the support of others when you know you need to.
Ignore the people selling the next shiny object that they tell you will lead to untold riches.
Untold riches for who?
I’ll bet ‘them’, unless they’ve got a track record of over a decade in their field.
You see, people talk.
They point out to others when things don’t work.
Word gets around.
There are times to switch off and recover from the pursuit of your dreams, and times to run even harder – so fast that you’re almost flying.
Now – go and invest in something.
That’s what I’m off to do.
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