Good morning WA family, today I would like to discuss INITIATIVE. The word dictionary defines initiative as - the first step or action of a matter; commencing move: he took the initiative ; a peace initiative.
To succeed in business we have to take initiative and take action, do something different from what you are use to doing. Start an exercise regiment, cut back on sweets or TV. You know what you need to do. Just DO IT. The time is now, the first day of the rest of your life. Here is a guide you can use to get started TODAY.
Having chosen a definite chief aim as my life-work I now understand it to be my duty to transform this purpose into reality.
Therefore, I will form the habit of taking some definite action each day that will carry me one step nearer the attainment of my definite chief aim.
I know that procrastination is a deadly enemy of all who would become leaders in any undertaking, and I will eliminate this habit from my make-up by:
Doing some one definite thing each day, that ought to be done, without anyone telling me to do it.
- Looking around until I find at least one thing that I can do each day, that I have not been in the habit of doing, and that will be of value to others, without expectation of pay.
- Telling at least one other person, each day, of the value of practicing this habit of doing something that ought to be done without being told to do it.
I can see that the muscles of the body become strong in proportion to the extent to which they are used, therefore I understand that the habit of initiative also becomes fixed in proportion to the extent that it is practiced.
I realize that the place to begin developing the habit of initiative is in the small, commonplace things connected with my daily work, therefore I will go at my work each day as if I were doing it solely for the purpose of developing this necessary habit of initiative.
I understand that by practicing this habit of taking the initiative in connection with my daily work I will be not only developing that habit, but I will also be attracting the attention of those who will place greater value on my services as a result of this practice.
You can copy this and read it to yourself every day.
Have a blessed day!