The book is all about building habits that help you achieve goals…
and the first step, on Day 1, is to realize that we need to set goals that are based on our priorities.
And we need to realize and define our priorities.
It reminds me of a meeting I had with a former employer, when I was the I.T. department in the local branch of a very large life insurance company. I developed a mission statement regarding the service I would provide to his staff and sales agents, and then described the measures we would use to determine if my mission was being accomplished. Then I created action steps/goals to achieve those measures.
It offers a frame of reference. And guidelines for making decisions. It gives you direction and helps you stay focused. Very common in business, I am sure.
But how interesting and clever to apply it to our personal lives as well. It seems so obvious.
For me, my intrinsic values with regard to my marriage and my most personal boundaries need no clarification. They make me who I am.
But my FITNESS priorities, and my FOOD/DIET/NUTRITION priorities certainly do need some attention and this is what made me pick up this book in the first place.
In the meantime, I am planning to carry on with my current workout schedule and food plan until I come up with something better or different!
Do you know what your fitness and nutrition priorities are? Do your goals and actions support them?