Take the 30 Day Challenge

30-Day-Challenge

Professional Speaker and Business Coach Mark LeBlanc says treat every new month like you’re starting from zero. So whether you’ve had a bad month or a good month with reaching your numbers – today is a new month – so it’s time to start with a clean slate.

Think about it this way: you get to celebrate New Year’s all over again!

Remember that zeal and enthusiasm you had for your new goals on January 1st?

Well now is the time to recapture that energy and start afresh for February.

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The Power of Grit

The difference between high and low performers is not the level of intelligence, IQ scores, health, background, or income level.

According to Angela Lee Duckworth’s TED talk, the key difference is grit.

Grit is the ability to stick it out.  To have the resolve and solid work ethic.  And to work hard for long periods of time.   Think in terms of years rather than hours.

Her study found that “grittier” kids were able to graduate high school at a higher rate, get better jobs, and complete their tasks more consistently.

Grit also means you follow through on your commitments, regardless of whether you think you’ll do a good job or not.

One of the keys is to have a “growth mindset.”

You can persevere through failure when you believe that you are not a static being.

The ability to learn is not fixed.

You must continually learn, adapt, and grow.