The greatest regret that most people have at the end of their lives is for all theopportunities they did not seize and all the deeds left undone.My definition of success is simple: to be in the process of creating the life that is mostimportant to you.(discussion point)Daily Acts of Greatness Concept. A great life is built up of wonderfully well-lived daysstrung together like a necklace of pearls. You do not have to strive for the grand gesture.Focus on daily acts of greatness. The Slight Edge Principle (1%daily enhancementscompound over time to 365%plus more).The people who had 1,000 people at their funeral were not famous nor generally rich.They were simply good and great in their own unique way.Make each day count.There will never be a better day to live your biggest life. You can change your entire lifetoday with a decision made from the deepest life. You can change your entire life todaywith a big decision made from the deepest place within you. What takes the months andthe weeks is the maintenance around that commitment. As they say in the Hebrewtradition: ”if not now, then when? ”The world needs you to shine. The world needs you to play your biggest game.Shift from being busy to achieving results.
“One day, the great inventor Thomas Edison was asked the secret behind hisextraordinary success. He pondered for a moment and then replied ‘the ability to apply your physical and mental abilities to one problem incessantly without growing weary’.You do something all day long, don’t you? Everyone does. If you get up at 7 a.m. and goto bed at 11 p.m., you have put in 16 good hours, and it certain that most people havebeen doing something all that time. The only trouble is that they devote their time to a great many things, while I devote mine to only one. If they took the time in question and applied it to one object, they would succeed.” From Leadership Wisdom from the Monk Who sold His Ferrari at page 175“Concentration is the secret of strength in war, in trade; in short in the management of human affairs,’ said Emerson. In leadership, there are activities that are worthy of your energy and attention, and there are activities that are unworthy of them. Once you figureout which ones to focus on and then have the self-discipline to do it, your effectiveness asa leader will be liberated”
From Leadership Wisdom from the Monk Who sold His Ferrari at page 175