Who has literally seen people that just make themselves busy for no real point other than just being busy?
It’s almost a sickness.
I would go as far as to say it’s an addiction and a sickness. You know, there’s endorphins, dopamine, there’s chemical rushes. It’s an addictive behaviour.
Emotions are very addictive but I think there’s this old saying that sometimes gets lost in activity focus where people say, ‘’You know, if you want to be successful, you have to be willing to work’’.
So if that were true who feels like they’ve earned the right to be successful already?
Hard work is not the key to success. It’s not. It is an incredibly important ingredient but it’s not the answer.
Because if hard work was the key to success, there’d be a lot more people who would be a lot more successful than what they are.
Because who got into business because they want more freedom?
So how’s that working for you?
Do you know where real freedom in business comes from?
When the important things that you’re responsible for become automatic behaviours. You need to have discipline but also you want to make sure that you have structures setup i.e. your schedule to support it. Discipline and structure create a habit.
The habit sets you free.
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