Inch by Inch Life's A Cinch

From: Gavin Finn

Thought this was interesting! I received this by e-mail today.

Well, January has come to an end. Are you making progress with your dreams and goals for 2002? What I’ve noticed with many of my clients (and myself) is that we come up with some great ideas and plans, we begin to take action, and then life “gets in the way.”
Creating and using Success Habits is one of the best ways I’ve found to move in the direction of your most important goals,without getting caught in the Struggle Syndrome. Try this. Think of one action that would add to your success if you did it on a daily basis.
After pondering that question for a little while, my client Lisa told me that she had lots of friends who were willing to refer business to her, but she had been slacking off when it came to calling them. Lisa wanted to build her financial planning practice, but she was overwhelmed with all the other “stuff” she had to do. She told me, “If I were to follow up with a couple of my friends each day, I’m sure it would stir up new business for me.”
Lisa asked me to hold her accountable each week to following her new Success Habit. She contacted one friend a day and the results were outstanding! Lisa’s client base began to grow almost every week through referrals. She saw, first hand, the benefit of using Success Habits. Since then, Lisa has added four more success habits to her life, ranging from walking three times per week to sending a card to a friend or family member once a week saying what she appreciates about them. Her business is more profitable and her life is more balanced and fulfilling. Lisa learned that yard by yard life is hard...inch by inch, it’s a cinch.
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