Likely, your challenge isn’t that you don’t know what to do. Instead, it is the fact that you can’t reliably get yourself to do what you know you should do.
If you could get yourself to do the hard things, you could complete every course, finish every project, stick to your exercise plan, keep your desk clean, save money, and always pay your bills on time. You’d never procrastinate.
We are all tragically limited by the things we can’t get ourselves to do. We know plenty of stuff, but we have poor self-management skills.
It’s hard to think of a skill that could impact your life more.
Use these strategies to change your life by getting more control over yourself:
If you could get yourself to do everything you knew you should do, your life would be unrecognisable.
You already know enough to have a much, much better life! Lack of information is rarely the problem these days. However, we still aren’t any better at managing ourselves.
If you can master this one skill, everything is within your grasp. All you really need to do is learn how to get yourself to do the hard things. If you can do that, life is easy!
Patrick Loke is the founder of Actual Impact Consulting and Portrait Photography Profits. He has over 20 years experience owning and running both online and traditional businesses. He has performed as a sales and marketing consultant to small and medium sized enterprises since 2012.