Fire everyone in your business mentally at least every six to 12 months and then ask yourself the question, would I hire them back?
You know, if there’s one thing that I’m not short on when I speak to people who are telling me why they aren’t where they are, is all the fucking excuses they’ve got.
Playing below the line means you’re addicted to activity. A symptom of this is someone who’s always busy. Having no time is a sign of bad planning.
Now, I have it on very good authority that discomfort in business won’t kill you. But it will make you a lot stronger. Discomfort is good.
One of the fastest ways that you can increase your sales and also increase your ability to influence, is engage in what I call ‘radical honesty.’
The first level of motivation that we have instilled within us is the motivation to survive. This is fundamental and this will not change. And you will not be able to tap into the next two unless this one is taken care of.
A lot of people hear me talking about the focus. And not focusing on money because it makes people do stupid sh*t. And that’s very true.
Jocko Willink Author of Extreme Ownership is one of the most inspiring leaders of our time.