“Excellence is a habit.” – Aristotle

Four words that might present the greatest challenge in human history. It’s easy to be lazy.

Hard work play off eventually. Procrastination pays off now.

Working to be better, striving to be more than you are, is a lifelong pursuit. I’ve only learned this in the past few years and it’s something I take very seriously.

Attached is a link to Nicholas Bates’ blog. He’s the “nuclear bomb” for productivity guy I’ve mentioned before. He offers a basic recipie for excellence. Read the post and realize that you don’t need to attack everything at once. You’ll burnout and fail without question.

Try an apply just one of the ideas to your life this week. Just one. Remember that a little bit is enough.

Basics 7: Excellence Basics