Legendary basketball Coach Bobby Knight said something to the effect of “Everybody’s got the will to win, but it’s only those with the will to prepare that actually do win.”
Malcolm Gladwell in his book “Outliers” brought forth the fact that leaders and legends in their fields of endeavor simply out prepared their counter parts. In short high achievers work, prepare and practice significantly more then under achievers.
What action will you take today that will prepare you for the success you are trying to achieve? I coach countless people on how to achieve more in their lives and business and it is early on that the lack of preparation for success is obvious. They simply are not doing anything on a regular basis that leads to success in the area they most want success.
Write your number one goal at the top of a spiral bound notebook today with 3 action steps you will take today to achieve this. Continue to do this each and every day and you will discover that more then 1000 action steps you will have taken a year from now. This daily exercise will have brought you towards that big goal. Maybe it takes 5 years and 5,000 action steps, but if that goal is a life changer every step is worth it.