14/07/29

One of the most demotivating things that might happen to you is when you get stuck in a rut and every day is exactly the same. To avoid such a thing ever happening to you, it’s crucial to start every day with a fresh dose of optimism and positive energy. How to do this?

Check out: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily as You Roll Out of Bed

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Glossary

  • frame – formulate (a concept, plan, or system)
  • bold – (of a person, action, or idea) showing a willingness to take risks; confident and courageous
  • tantamount – equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as
  • spring up – come into existence; take on form or shape
  • slack off –  to become lazy or inefficient
  • excel – be exceptionally good at or proficient in an activity or subject

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Think about it

  • What are the benefits of starting the day with some bold and optimistic questions?
  • Do you agree with Plato’s famous quote? Why? Why not?
  • What is the point of asking yourself what you can do better today?
  • What is the difference between asking yourself “What can I do better today?” and “How can I create value today?”
  • Can you think of other questions that you might want to ask yourself at the start of your day?

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Practice makes perfect

Fill in the blank spaces with the words in bold.

tantamount    –    tie   –    lean into    –    set the tone    –    think up    –    slack off    –    broad 

  • One of the best lifestyle practices you can get into as an entrepreneur is to start the day with some bold and optimistic questions to ________ for how you’re going to approach what comes next.
  • When you start your day asking how you can be of service, it is ________  to you saying, “I’ve got something to offer. I’ve got something to give.”
  • This can be as ________ or specific as you want, but the point is to conceptualize what positive actions you can take today to be just a little bit better than the day before.
  • Did you ________ and skip the gym when you know you really needed to go?
  • You ________  each day with more wisdom and a greater commitment to improve and excel at your own life.
  • It’s important to ________ the ways your daily work is providing value for everyone.
  • The value that you’re motivated to create will instinctually ________ to your mission for best results.

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