What actions do you take when no one is watching?
We live in a world where instant gratification and getting attention is more important for many people than actually putting in the hard work that produces concrete long-term results.
It's easy to look good on Instagram or Facebook.
You can take your time and put up the perfect picture to create the perfect representation of your life.
You can put up the Youtube video about your “awesome life”, and tell everyone how you are going to change the world or start a company.
That's all nice, but what happens when the curtain goes down, and it's just you.
What happens when no one it watching?
See, it's easy to act like a success when you are on Instagram or YouTube for 5 minutes.
It looks great when some guy rents a Ferrari and takes a picture.
But what happens when no one is watching?
What really matters is your actions when no one is watching.
We all want success!But are you willing to pay the price for that success?
Are you taking the small daily actions that you need to take when no one is watching?
When you build a business, you will be on your own.
In the world of modern entrepreneurship, you will need to act independently and take small daily actions and keep repeating them even when it looks like it doesn't matter.
You will be rewarded in public for what you do in private.
When you do whatever it takes to follow through on your vision, and goals when no one care and keep on taking action when no one watches then you will get rewarded.
The thing is that it's not glamorous or fun a lot of times.
When the door closes behind you, and you spend hours and hours by yourself typing that blog post, making that video, studying for your exam, or writing your book, you start feeling the isolation.
Suddenly you feel like stopping.
This time is probably the most critical time of becoming successful in anything.
There will be no encouragement or cheerleaders.
You have to take successful actions long before you become successful in “real life”.
You need to be a “success” when no one is watching, and no one cares.
Doing the right thing when no one is watching matters, it matters a lot.
That is the challenge.
Are you going to do whatever it takes with no guarantee of reward or success?
Are you going to live with a code and act like a man when no one is rewarding you for it?
If you answer yes, then you will be rewarded, and you are way ahead of the crowd.
The biggest problem I come across with a lot of guys who want to start a business is that they want the fame or success right now without the grind, without doing the work.
It might take a year, or it might take five years.
But there is no overnight success.
There is no excuse!
Wanna start a Youtube channel?
Forget about being perfect.
Pick up the phone right now and start making your own video.
Yes, it's not perfect, but you just started building your channel, and you are on your way to success.
Wanna write a book?
Open your computer right now and start writing.
Your first book might not be good, but that is how you learn.
Or it might be a great book, but you will never know until you start.
Wana start a blog?
Start writing right now, maybe nobody will care for the first year.
But guess what?
You are on your way to building a successful blog.
Your personal development is also a gradual process.
You are not going to become a better person if you don't make a conscious effort to become better.
If you are in a bad place right now, then start small.
Get up from the couch or make your bed.
Then go for a run.
You just did two things that will make you a better person when nobody is watching.
When nobody is watching you are building the life that you want to live in the future.
Where will you be in 5 years?
It depends on what you do right now and the days and weeks that follow.
If you have a vision and you stay consistent, you will make a massive impact and live the success that you dream about now.
Start right now, right here doing the right thing even when no one is watching.