The Power and Glory of Benjamin Franklin

Where we are: 2017 – cycle 2 – Week 3: Order – day 3.

Today it’s time to hear from our mentor and guiding light.

Yes, Benjamin Franklin.

Often, people use the quotation “if you fail to plan you plan to fail” which is atributed to Franklin but I’m afraid that someone paraphrased him and the new paraphrased quotation stuck.

What he really said was:-

“By failing to prepare you are preparing to Fail”

Nevertheless there is something of value in both of these quotations however paraphrased they may be and that is – Planning and Preparing.

And, that is where we are today – attempting to determine your ‘mission’ your ‘goal’ your ‘Raison D’etra’

Something, one thing, you can focus all your power, influence and determination on.

So, you’ve done your list? Please tell me you’ve done your list? if you haven’t you may as well unsubscribe now – because without it you are going to stay where you are. And this is not what we’re about here, we want to be the very best happy, successful and fulfilled people we can, not having a mision makes this almost impossible.

What we’re going to do now is to take your list and and go through the items on it one-by-one. giving each a score from 1 – 10.

How you score is up to you but here’s some useful thoughts you can use when deciding.

let’s start with our simple little phrase: I Can, I will, I Do, I DARE!

For each item on your list – consider it, what would this goal mean to you if you had already attained it?

I can, I will, I do, I DARE!

Score each. 1 – 10 – really resist the temptation to give everything high scores, use the whole of the 1 – 10 spectrum, think, meh, or so what, who cares? about this goal.

Take your time – don’t rush it, consider each item on your list.

Once you are done you’ll be taking the top 2 or maybe 3 scoring things these should be the ‘must haves’ that mean the most to you.

Tomorrow I’ll show you how to decide between these last few and decide which of them should be your mission.

Take your time and enjoy it a bit. Go through your list.

Taking the time for yourself to do this will put you Waaaaay ahead of most people and set you on a road to a happier more sucssesful life.

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