Ep. 39: Without Discipline, There Is No Consistency

Bruce LundBlog, Podcast, Solopreneur Movement

Without Discipline, there’s No Consistency!

Discipline and consistency are both important qualities for achieving success, but they are different in nature. Discipline is about making a plan and sticking to it, while consistency is about regularly executing that plan over time. Both qualities are important for achieving success in any endeavor.

Discipline refers to the ability to control one’s behavior and actions in order to achieve a specific goal. It involves setting clear goals, establishing a plan to achieve them, and then sticking to that plan even when faced with challenges or obstacles. Discipline requires self-control, willpower, and the ability to delay gratification in order to achieve a long-term goal.

Consistency, on the other hand, refers to the ability to maintain a regular and steady pattern of behavior or action over time. It involves doing something consistently, without fail, in order to achieve a desired outcome. Consistency is important because it helps to build habits and routines that can lead to long-term success.

Micro = Daily (Discipline)
Macro = Monthly (Consistency)

What is a “Disciplined Focus” and Why it’s Important to Have? 

The reason discipline is so important is because “in the moment” on a MICRO level, your feelings get in the way which leads to creative avoidance or making excuses for yourself. 

That’s why I coined the word “Disciplined focus” which is how to increase the probability of doing something that’s important in the moment.  

A disciplined focus is a term that refers to the ability to concentrate on a specific task or goal, while applying self-discipline and avoiding distractions. It involves the ability to prioritize and allocate time and resources efficiently and effectively towards achieving a specific goal.

A disciplined focus requires setting clear goals and creating a plan to achieve them. It also involves the ability to maintain concentration on the task at hand, even when faced with distractions or competing priorities. This can include avoiding social media or email notifications during work hours, setting aside specific blocks of time for focused work, and breaking larger tasks into smaller, more manageable parts.

Having a disciplined focus is important because it allows individuals to maximize their productivity and achieve their goals in a timely and efficient manner. It also helps to minimize stress and improve overall job satisfaction by providing a sense of accomplishment and progress towards larger goals.