I just had this chat on twitter, based upon my line: Question Everything!
My friend Ajit asked WHY? My answer was: because, if you don't, you accept everything as it is ... which is not right when everything is changing around you.
This reminded me of a recent motivational video and presentation about change. If the only constant is change, how do you need to change? Can you change? What does change mean?
This video and transcript maybe gives you a clue to the answer (and don’t forget: Who moved my cheese?).
If you want a better life than the one you currently live, one of the greatest things you could ever learn is this: NOTHING will change unless YOU CHANGE.
Things will never get better until YOU decide to get better. Until YOU decide to learn more, to work harder, to work smarter, to change your daily habits, to eliminate negative influences. This is YOUR life and it is up to YOU to make a change if you want better.
One of the great lessons of life is that nothing will change unless YOU change. Nothing will get better unless YOU get better. It’s not about circumstance. It’s not about luck. We all get the good and the bad, we all get the challenging events arrive in our life. That’s a normal part of being a human. I’m talking about what you CHOOSE to do with those circumstances.
If you are waiting for the economy to change, if you are waiting for your pay check to change, waiting for your relationship to change. Waiting for something to change… Nothing will change!
If you want CHANGE… YOU must change!
When YOU change, everything will change for you.
If you want better – YOU must be better!
And when you get BETTER, your life will get better.
You must work on yourself more than you work on anything else.
You must add more value to others than anyone else does.
Take a step back and look at your life closely. What can you improve? Be honest with yourself in Every area of your life – What can you improve? If you are being honest, there will be many areas you can improve – if not, you either not human or lying to yourself.
Commit to work on improving those areas. REMOVE everything unimportant in your life that can get you sidetracked from your goals and purpose. Anything that takes you further away from the life you want, eliminate it. It might be TV, it might be negative influences, it might be people in your life, it might be unhealthy habits. YOU KNOW what it is. Look within, be honest with yourself.
THIS is your LIFE we are talking about!
NOTHING is more important.!
BE HONEST with yourself.
Have the COURAGE to live the life YOU want to live, regardless of what anyone else thinks.
NOTHING will change unless YOU CHANGE.
NOTHING will get better unless YOU get better!
It’s ALL ABOUT YOU!
Your greatest obstacle and your greatest STRENGTH stare back at you in the mirror every day. The quality of your life depends on which one you feed the most. Which one is STRONGER?
Only you can decide that.
Only YOU can decide what your life is worth. Your greatest obstacle and your greatest STRENGTH stare back at you in the mirror every day. The quality of your life depends on which one you feed the most.
Which one is STRONGER? Only you can decide that. Only YOU can decide what your life is worth.
If you’re like most, you’ll take the easy path, you won’t take action. You won’t DECIDE right now to make a change. You won’t TAKE ACTION right now on changing your life. But you’re not like the rest. You wouldn’t be listening to this if you were.
DECIDE. RIGHT NOW. THIS IS IT! I will take action right now! The SECOND this ends i am going to set up my life to WIN!
All things that take me further away from the life I want: OUT:
Positive daily habits: LOCKED IN
Working on myself daily: LOCKED IN
Reading more. Learning more. Committing to be BETTER every day: LOCK IT IN!
I will receive better because i WILL BE BETTER!
I will get change because I WILL CHANGE!
Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, TheFinanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal's Financial News. To learn more click here...