Make a list of 10 accomplishments that you are truly proud of – so proud that you viscerally feel it – and keep them with you at all times. When you encounter adversity, pull out this list and read it to remind you that this adversity is no different from what you have overcome before.
Identify 9 people who are in your tribe: those who you open yourself up to, who know the journey you’re on, who recognize your potential, who take a stand for your bigger self, who see you. Connect with one or more of these people daily to let them know what you have going on. Ask them for help, and provide it when needed.
There are at least 8 habits that are not serving you: what you are doing, and what you aren’t doing. It’s high time you gave them up. Go on. Lay them down.
Select 7 heroes: your Magnificent Seven. These are the people who inspire you from afar. Their way of being motivates you to be the person you want to be. These are your role models; mold yourself to join their posse.
Follow 6 blogs that challenge you, resonate with you, feed your intellect and passion.
Pick 5 criticisms – five weaknesses/areas of improvement/derailers/whatever – and embrace them. Too idealistic? A touch arrogant? Asks a lot of questions? Standards too high? Yep, that’s who I am. Love me or leave me. Embrace them to the point that you’ll miss out on opportunities because of them. And be okay with it because those “opportunities” weren’t for you anyway.
There are 4 people who don’t get you and will never get you. Energy expended trying to get them on your side is energy wasted. Stop trying to impress them; it’s not worth it. Move on.
You get 3 TV shows to watch. That’s it. Because any more will keep you from the work that we need from you. Only three: if you want to add one, one has to go away. That’s around 120 minutes a week (or so) of brainless time. Feel free to move this one closer to zero. And it’s not just about TV…
Meditate/pray 2 times a day. In the morning and in the evening. Be still, be aware, be present, give thanks.
Ship 1 thing every day. Put it out into the world with love, generosity, and responsibility.
There is 0 time to wait. Begin today.