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DAY 31 – BECOME AN EXTREMIST The number one reason why there aren't more great marriages, more well- disciplined kids, more people in great physical shape, more great salespeople, and even more great businesses is because most people are just not sufficiently motivated to do everything that's necessary in order to become great. And in this lesson titled, "Become an Extremist", we're gonna focus on what you must do in order to become a super productive human being, someone who plays a much bigger game, someone who breathes the rarified air of greatness, and someone who operates at the very peak of their potential. So let's jump into it by focusing on the non-negotiable rules for becoming an extremist, of which there are just two. T he first, you cannot have extreme productivity without taking extreme measures. And two, extreme productivity can only begin with a zero tolerance for unproductive activity. Self- awareness followed by immediate self-correction is the key to extreme productivity. Every time you find yourself acting in a way that is grossly incongruent with your stated goals, you must take immediate action to rectify your behavior and you have to do it on a real-time basis, not a retrospective basis. T he time to determine whether or not your behavior is congruent with your stated ambitions is not at the end of the week, not at the end of the month, not at the end of the quarter, and certainly not at the end of the year. I t's a real-time situation, minute by minute, hour by hour, day by day. See, what you can't measure, you won't be able to manage or improve. And when you don't inspect your performance, you cannot possibly expect extreme results to take place. The only way to enjoy extreme results is by having a hyper - awareness of your productivity and your congruent behavior. Now this truth is easy to understand intellectually, but execution is the only thing that provides an understanding of this truth and that is if you want extreme results, you've got to go to the extreme. And

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