CHAPTER ELEVENLeverage Inertia

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

MARK TWAIN

When you get up in the morning, jot on a 3 × 5 Index card the two most important things you need to get done that day. The index card is good because it carries weight and can fit in your pocket as a reminder. Draw a little box next to each item and check each one off as you complete it. Even better, when you have completed both items crumple up the card and toss it energetically into the trash (feel free to take a basketball-like jump shot). If you prefer to use your ...

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