It’s All About Initiative

Life in general is all about Initiative.  Do you have the drive necessary to make it happen?  Are you living life the way you want to?

I’ve started writing on my novel again.  That takes initiative.  If you have a story you want to write, you need to plan it out and get started writing.  Don’t wait too long, you’ll never get it done.  Trust me, I know.

I’ve had the idea to write this novel for several years now.  I could have been a published Author by now if I had that Initiative.  Hopefully, it won’t be that far off, now that I’ve started the initial stage.

There’s another area in my life that needs work though.  Exercise.  I just lack the drive that I need to make it all happen.

I often find my self laughing (on the inside) at people who drive around the parking lot looking for a parking space.  I can park out of the way at the end of the isle and walk into the store, before most people can park their car.  Seriously?  Yet, at the same time, I lack the drive to get motivated for exercise?

So, here’s what I’m going to try.  I’m going to make a poster board.  It’s going to be filled with things I want, people I want to be like, women I’d like to date, etc.  Why?  This is to hopefully give me the motivation I need to actually be someone.  To get up and go.

I’m also going to be starting a community of my own.  I’m going to be looking for certain individuals (who are already well on their way) to help jump start the community.  If you’d like to be a part of this community, let me know.  It will probably be forum based.

Keep plucking away at life and it will reward you.

4 comments on “It’s All About Initiative

  1. initiative. drive. plans. Sounds good to me and a lot like things from “The Secret.” A vision board should help you focus and see where you want to go. I was reading a different post that brought up this point and believe in karma. This is helpful to me because it means my thoughts of creating a new vision board must be on track if someone in my six degrees of separation circle is thinking the same thing! Do it! rock on friend.

    • Thanks a million for the reply Nakeva. I agree, sometimes we need to change our goals, especially if it looks like we’re not going anywhere. Those goals we set before, are often skewed, which might explain why we fail. That doesn’t mean we can’t try again, maybe with a different approach.

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