To be absolutely clear: If you wake up at 5AM for 30 days straight, your entire life will change.
“Commitment is a statement of what ‘is'. You can know what you’re committed to by your results, not by what you say your commitments are. We are all committed. We are all producing results. The result is proof of a commitment.”—by Jim Dethmer, Diana Chapman, and Kaley Klemp
“All progress starts by telling the truth.”—Dan Sullivan
You must be stretching your own limits and your own identity. You must be going beyond where you’ve currently been. Otherwise, you’re simply attempting to maintain and preserve your current status, station, or identity.
“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” — Abraham Lincoln
Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.
Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don't. Actually, we've become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo.
“If you’re interested, you come up with stories, excuses, reasons, and circumstances about why you can’t or why you won’t. If you’re committed, those go out the window. You just do whatever it takes.”