Making The Commitment
It’s easy to say you’re going to run a marathon. It’s easy to say you want to do whatever it is that you want to do.
I want to be a cowboy/police man/fireman/astronaut
I want to be the first garbage man on the moon.
I want to run a marathon
I want to be president
I want to be CEO/CIO/CTO
I want to make a million dollars.
No matter what you decide it is that you want to do, it is easy enough to make the statement but living up to that statement, putting in the legwork and effort is much different. No matter what you want to do, you need to have a very good reason for making the decision to go through with it.
Many people make the comment but never make it even as far as the starting line. If you want to make it to your goal, you need to internalize your decision, make the commitment to doing the work to get there.
Decide how much training you need
Make clear why you are doing this
Build a training Plan
Find an accountability partner
Build in flexibility
Fuel your training
Have intermediary goals
Set your own pace
Get a support team