Day 1 – 1% Change {90-Day Challenge} Bulldog Determination

As long as we are persistent in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow.  We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom.  It happens in its own time.
~Denis Waitley

Day 1 - 90

Welcome to Day 1 of our 1% Change {90 Day Challenge}!  So glad you have joined me!!

So, first things first, what is the area where you are FoCuSiNg your energy at making a 1% Change?  My 1% Change is being growth oriented versus being goal oriented. Making character growth my #1 Priority.

And because the area of character is so broad, I want to narrow it by focusing on developing the character trait, PeRseVerAnce.  Keeping my nose to the grind even when I am tired and want to quit.  Pressing on when I face discouragement and feel like my efforts are in vain.  Refusing to throw in the towel even for a brief moment.  Keeping my focus.  Having BuLLdOg DeTeRmiNaTiOn and grit.

Because this is a subjective goal rather than an objective one {such as a number on the scale}, I am going to make my goal MeAsuRabLe so that I will know how far I’ve come.  I will do this by rating my perseverance on a scale of 0-5 {5 being high} daily and weekly.

So, here, in front of you all, I am going to rate my perseverance and unfortunately, here’s my number at the beginning of this 90-Day Challenge:

DaY 1 PeRseVerAnCe RaTinG:  2

This is my BaSeLiNe DaTa and now I have a starting place.  Time to move from here to where I desire to be – persevering and unwavering!

As for your 1% Change, it is time to measure where you’re at.  You can use the 0-5 scale that I discussed or come up with your own system of measurement.  Just make sure you measure your starting point because as the saying goes, If you can’t measure it, you can’t ImPrOvE it.

Thanks for joining me!  Let’s make it a great 1% Change day!  🙂

Hashtag to self:  #bulldogdetermination

Your Robynn

 

 

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Are You Growing?

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Woo-hoo!!!  Today was the last day of school!

It is SUMMER and I am excited!  Can you tell?!

This morning before my girls went to school I took their height measurements.  I kinda thought they had grown a lot this year, but Whoa!! they had both grown at least three inches!!

Today if you were to measure your personal growth would you see progress from the past 6-12 months?

My kids grew because, among other things, I continually fed them.  And I did this daily.  I didn’t see their growth over night, but wow, what a difference a little bit makes over a period of time.

When it comes to your personal growth, what are you doing to grow your character?  Are you reading/listening to any inspiring, personal development books or talks?  Are you hanging out with people who have the type of character you admire and desire?

Growth isn’t guaranteed.  It only comes by being intentional.

So, if you’re thinking about what books will make it on your summer reading list, why not consider putting a personal growth book towards the top?  Reading (and reflecting on) it will constantly raise the mark on your growth chart. . . Without you even realizing it.

Hope you have a great kickoff to your summer!

Your Robynn