“Training is like sweeping the floor. Just because you’ve done it once, doesn’t mean the floor is clean forever. Every day the dust comes back. Every day you must sweep.” Ryan Holiday
Similarly, if you want better results you need to be practicing the habits that can get you those results now. The same can be said for ego and the walls it creates within us. Ego, left unchecked can destroy individuals and organizations. Our ego is both the source of motivation and the barrier to our success. The ongoing challenge we face is in learning how to succeed despite our ego.
We need to develop the capacity to keep our ego in check by learning how to lower our walls. This is achieved through the dedicated practice of becoming less resistive, judgmental and attached to outcome. It is our authentic, emotionally intelligent ACTIONS, not our words that raise our level of consciousness and keeps our ego in check. We must stop defending our ego.
This is the fundamental difference between experiential coaching and intellectual practice of acquiring knowledge. We must practice using the correct knowledge with a prove methodology each day. With consistent practice correct actions become our default behavior. In time, it becomes easier to do the new habit than the old habit. This is referred to as the neurobiology of mastery. We become unconsciously competent at taking the correct action required to keep our ego in check. This ongoing coaching and practice leads to mastery and enlightenment.
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