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Keys to Success

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The keys to my success are:

1. Discipline. I follow a daily, weekly and monthly discipline that allows me to accomplish much more than an ordinary person.

2. Focus on Outcomes, or Objectives. I set my daily required outcomes for tomorrow at the end of the work day, about 5:15pm, every day. I read them to myself, and review them again before I go to bed. My mind works on them overnight. I review them again upon waking.

3. Follow through, or keeping promises.

My daily routine is:

I awaken at 5:10 am every morning, and get out of bed by 5:15. I quickly dress and work through my morning routine of kitty care. While I drink a bottle of water, I review my desired outcomes for the day and the week, and on Sunday mornings, I review my plan for my life. I enjoy having this quiet time in the morning. At 5:45 I go out for a brisk, energetic walk that takes 30 to 60 minutes. During this walk time, I spend about 10 or 15 minutes on gratitude, visualization and incantations. When I come back, I may spend 15 or 20 minutes in the garden, if warranted, and then I go in and have breakfast.

During my work day, I allocate time to important activities that support my desired outcomes. My day consists of regular time for checking email, posting and applying for jobs, doing telephone follow-up on jobs, doing sales work for Sales Builder, and keeping in touch with my network. I also make time for volunteer work, with Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic.

Near the end of my workday, at about 5:15 pm, I set my daily required outcomes for tomorrow. At this time, I also review tomorrow's calendar, and confirm appointments for the day after tomorrow. At this time I also plan the next day's lunch and dinner menus. Once home from work, I do any prep necessary for tomorrow, while fixing today's dinner.

I have a lot of focus. When I am working on something,

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