Principle 1.8: Pay Attention…Your Results Don’t Lie

“Your real self may be hiding somewhere, look for it within, when you find yourself, you can freely be what you want to be.”

The easiest, fastest, and best way to find out what is or isn’t working is to pay attention to the results you are currently producing. You are either rich or you are not. You either command respect or you don’t. You are either golfing par or you are not. You are either maintaining your ideal body weight or you are not. You are either happy or you are not. You either have what you want or you don’t. It’s that simple. Results don’t lie!

You have to give up the excuses and justifications and come to terms with the results you areproducing. If you are under quota or overweight, all the great reasons in the world won’t change that.The only thing that will change your results is to change your behavior. Prospect more, get some salestraining, change your sales presentation, change your diet, consume fewer calories, and exercise more
frequently—these are things that will make a difference. But you have to first be willing to look at theresults you are producing. The only starting point that works is reality.

So start paying attention to what is so. Look around at your life and the people in it. Are you andthey happy? Is there balance, beauty, comfort, and ease? Do your systems work? Are you getting what
you want? Is your net worth increasing? Are your grades satisfactory? Are you healthy, fit, and pain
free? Are you getting better in all areas of your life? If not, then something needs to happen, and only
you can make it happen.

Don’t kid yourself. Be ruthlessly honest with yourself. Take your own inventory.

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