Alexander the Great didn't just randomly start conquering the world. Michael Jordan didn't just randomly start throwing a ball around and then he found out he was an amazing basketball player. Charles Dickens didn't put miscellaneous words on a page and hope it became a coherent thought and then a story. That's not how it works.
I have been looking back over this last year in order to figure out where I should set my sights for the coming year. I'm setting goals for different areas of my life. One area I'm looking at is physical. (I'm also evaluating family, financial, spiritual, business and personal, but for now I'm talking about physical.) Here is one goal for me for 2016.
And this is how I know that I will reach it: I decided to reach it. It's the same way that Alexander the Great, Michael Jordan, and Charles Dickens accomplished their tasks: they decided...and then they took action. It's the same way I earned my black belt. It didn't just happen.The decision came before any action. That's the order it must go in.
What will you decide to do in 2016? Now go conquer it...and just so you know, it's gonna take some work, too.