Wednesday, May 29, 2013
I've got a question for you. Is the best you can do all you can do? Strangely enough, the answer is no. Imagine dropping to the floor right now and doing as many push-ups as you possibly can - and let's say for some reason you haven't been doing any push-ups lately, so the best you can do is five.
But is five all you can ever do? The answer is no. If you rest a little, you can do five more. And if you rest a little more, you can do five more. How did we get from five to fifteen/ It's a miracle!
If you continue that pattern, is it possible to get up to fifty push-ups? Of course! How do you go from five to fifty? It's a miracle!
So how do you get that miracle going? It's all a matter of discipline. And it begins with one simple step: doing what you can do. Once you have done that, you can keep working to bring your best to a higher level. Each time you complete and activity and take a rest, you're preparing yourself for even greater accomplishment. But, here's a note of caution: don't rest too long.
-Jim Rohn, Leading An Inspired Life