James Buster Douglas beat the unbeatable terror Mike Tyson.
He then promptly lost his next fight. Why?
Because he did not try to beat himself, to hold himself to the daily effort standards of a champion after that moment of glory.
You’ve probably had that flash of brilliance in your career. The day that you make the million-dollar sale, or get that intro to Mrs. Huge.
What did you do the day before though? Or the day after?
Consistency beats intensity. Bruce Lee
Did you turn the page, forget about your success or failure like the Stoics suggest, and live to maximize that day, that meeting?
Winning is habit. Vince Lombardi
Do you begin each day ready to work as hard as you can, learning from the past but not beholden to it?
Victory belongs to the most persevering. Napoleon Bonaparte
Are you not the slave of your past, but the Master of your present to create and rule your future?
Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. Og Mandino
Every day. Each and every day is the most important day of your career. The day you forget the failure of the past and taste success, be it getting a dozen intros or setting four new appointments or opening three new cases. Each day you need to win, big or small. All days matter.
There are no days off if you are in the office.
“An average agent’s great day is a great agent’s average day” was ingrained in me early in my career, and I strive to make every day great. My bad days are better than your good days, in all ways. Because I make it so, simply by refusing to accept otherwise and working my butt off every single day.
There’s no talent here, this is hard work. This is an obsession. Conor McGregor
When you work, work. When you play, play. Go to work in the morning, bust your hump, leave it all on the field, then go home. Exhaust yourself with your efforts to build your Introduction Based Business daily, and the task will get easier. You will get better, mentally stronger. The flywheel will turn, and you will see more and more results as long as you keep pushing consistently. Daily. Hourly. Constantly.
Seize the day.