Why do people travel, taking vacations in faraway and unusual places?
Why is it that the best thing in the world for someone’s career may be moving from one place in the country, or in the world for that matter, to another?
Why do companies, that aren’t changing their products or services at all, seem so bent on continuously reorganizing their staffs, assigning new titles, shifting people’s offices and chains of command?
In every case, there is a common thread: People become motivated when they either voluntarily alter or are simply compelled to change their personal routines.
Some folks know this, intuitively, especially young adults who are known to change college majors, apartments, roommates, and just about everything else, without advance notice.
You can take advantage of this by changing even minor habits, like waking up especially early one morning, either to accomplish something special, or to contemplate your navel over a cup of coffee.
You’ll probably find that your digestion is affected, which is to say you’ll be hungry at different times and this will make you adjust your diet, and that’s just the beginning.
After some initial drowsiness, you may find that you rev into high gear, getting more done in less time than ever before.
And all of these things can come from changing just one element in your routine, over the course of one day.
Don’t settle for the all too predictable. Introduce just a little variety into your routine, today, and see if it gives you a lift!
Dr. Gary S. Goodman is the best-selling author of 12 books, over 750 articles, and the creator of numerous audio and video training programs, including “The Law of Large Numbers: How To Make Success Inevitable, " published by Nightingale-Conant-a favorite among salespeople and entrepreneurs. For information about booking Gary to speak at your next sales, customer service or management meeting, conference or convention, please address your inquiry to: firstname.lastname@example.org .