Are Your Habits Steering Your Life & Goals Off Course?

Ep: 122

How often do you think about the long-term impact of the choices you make everyday? Whether it’s what you choose to eat for lunch or whether you decide to stay in a job that doesn’t inspire you, every choice you make leads to a habit, and those habits into outcomes. Habits have a greater impact on your life than you realize. But, when you think about the long-term, you can ensure that you’re creating habits that will ultimately lead you to where you want to be.

In today’s episode, Blake shares impactful words of wisdom and powerful analogies about the choices we make in our lives. She highlights examples from Darren Hardy’s book, The Compound Effect, that will make you rethink the small, everyday choices you’re making. By thinking long-term about who it is that you want to become, you can motivate yourself to make better choices today that will lead to better outcomes in your life and career.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How your choices affect your results (2:12)
  • What complaining about your job really means (4:24)
  • Why the external changes aren’t working (6:34)
  • The connection between good habits and success (8:16)
  • How small changes can affect our lives in big ways (11:10)
  • The most important question you need to be asking yourself (12:57)

Favorite Quotes:

  1. “We spend so much time in our lives trying to get control over things. But we’re focusing on the wrong things, in many cases, to get control over.”
    “If you’ve ever worried about not being able to create success, or create what it is that you want out of your life, it’s because you’re not understanding fundamentally the habits, the actions necessary to get you there. ”
  2. “Are your habits set up in a way that actually create the future that you want, or are they set up in a way that are actually taking you off course?”

You can grab Darren Hardy’s book, The Compound Effect, here.

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