By Kris Deichler, Associate Partner, Lighthouse International
“Many people don't focus enough on execution. If you make a commitment to get something done, you need to follow through on that commitment.”
- Kenneth Chenault (CEO of American Express)
There are various common traits all legends have learned and share; seeking out mentors is one, another is developing discipline and an ability to consistently follow through, especially when it comes to things we least want to do. I’m sure we all know what it’s like, when there are things we know we need to do to achieve certain goals, yet we constantly avoid them and put them off. Well, what if you could learn to change that behaviour and start following through more?
It’s one reason why finding a mentor, or group of mentors is so valuable, because they are the people who have understood and can apply the principles of success and so can support us to do the same - or to go even further! Just like Grammy Award winning musician Lenny Kravitz’s grandfather did. In the video below, Lenny shares how he was taught that accomplishment is simply a matter of completing each step of a goal, one after the other and how that’s a big part of what helped him get to where he is today...
Do you have any examples of where you have learnt powerful life-lessons from parents, teachers or mentors?
Please share in the comments below and inspire someone else...
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