Jim Rohn Cultivating an Unshakable Character Notes

March 5, 2017 | Author: Henry Chan | Category: N/A
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Jim Rohn Cultivating an Unshakable Character CD1 Courage Integrity and Honesty CD2 Perseverance A goal is only a powerful motivator only if there’s a powerful reason behind it Create a lot of objectives that can be accomplished in a month -create many short term objectives to have many things to celebrate -can be confidence builders -opposite of perseverance is procrastination -procrastination means never getting started, or never finishing -a perfectionist, everything has to be perfect before starting -a perfectionist, nothing is ever done until it is perfect -procrastination is also a fear of failure, paralyzed by fear -turning procrastination into perseverance -break it down, focus on what you can accomplish at this moment -write it down, keep a diary of your activities, see how much time you waste -make an entry once every 30 minutes for a week -a process of making yourself aware how you spend your time -What do you want to do, be, see, have, where you want to go, also with whom do you want to share -reasons outside yourself, who is depending on you, who will benefit/suffer -you must find reasons outside yourself to persevere to keep going when the going gets tough -need others to help you persevere beyond the material wants Wisdom -Hungry for wealth, power, love, causing fear -no such thing as enough, can’t be satisfied -mysterious commodity called wisdom -there will always be more to know and learn -acquisition of wisdom is not a zero sum game, don’t have to give up something for others to have, everyone can have it -wisdom requires no giving or taking, only sharing -wisdom is something a wise man feels e needs more of -King Solomon was the wisest and richest man in the world, a wife from every nation, and no divorces -Solomon asked God to grant him wisdom -Difference is Solomon asked God for wisdom, we have to look for it everywhere around us -Socrates – philosopher means “lover of wisdom” -didn’t have much answers, but asked many questions -great wisdom is no guarantee of anything, but to those who know it, wisdom is the reward -Socrates’s moto – know thyself -what conclusions you should draw if you’re not wealthy by 50 or 60, result of poor management

-part of wisdom is knowing what you lack and looking for it and asking for it -part of wisdom is knowing there are no final answers, there’s always more to know -wisdom provide a sense of life’s value, a fulfilled life requires meaning and substance -wisdom is the fruit of experience, experience is something you gain if you live long enough -opposite of a wise person is a fool, and they’ll get treated like a fool sooner or later -the meaning of life is “what” -what makes a wise person different is knowing they’re all the same -wise people are interested in questions, foolish people are always jumping to conclusions -like success, wisdom is a process, not a destination -rich compared to whom, poor compared to whom -if you reach a point in life where you feel you got all the answers, start asking some different questions -a fool is always reaching their intellectual destination, a wise man always asks how much is there to go -wicked people and fools get what they deserve eventually, but fools get it sooner -wisdom is wealth of the heart, mind, and soul, and yours forever once you possess it CD3 Responsibility -responsibility is what we expect from someone else -sometimes it is even a good idea to accept responsibility of others -accepting responsibility is the highest form of human maturity -Churchill – responsibility is the price of greatness -accepting the consequences of your actions, looking to yourself as the source of everything that happens to you, you assume command regardless of hardships that happened to you early in life -role played by intention, was the outcome of the action what you intended it to be, and if not, would you still take responsibility -intention vs negligence -excuses are always there waiting to be used, but nobody really believes them, even if they’re good -people will know if you use excuses or not, and they’ll either lose or gain respect for it -I didn’t mean to excuses, I wasn’t myself excuses -SAD – seasonal affective disorder -there’s a relationship between responsibility and leadership -I slept and dreamed that life was beauty, I woke and saw that life was duty -making a conscious decision to grow up, becoming someone others can depend on

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