I have a theory. If everyone took "try" out of their vocabulary, we would all get more done and keep our word. If we all kept our word more, more would get done and this world would be a better place.
Here is why, one of my managers I used to work for told me this. "Jesse, if you want to get more done, take try out of your vocabulary. Try is just a cop-out or excuse for not getting something done. You ever have a friend that you asked to a party, and they said, I'll try and make it? Did they show up, most likely not. What about when you get dressed in the morning? Do you try and get dressed or do you get dressed?"
That really hit home with me and made sense. Am I going to "try" and achieve my goals, or am I going to achieve them? Am I going to "try" and get something done, or am I going to do it? The mind is a very powerful tool. Choosing the right blend of words can make you subconsiously automatically increase your chances of getting something accompished or not.
By limiting your use of "try", you are then committing to getting things accomplished. You are living powerfully and unlocking your potential from within.
I am going to.
Sounds better than i'll try doesn't it?
You are affirming that is is going to be completed or is already done as opposed to giving it a shot.
I always like the term, consider it done. Does that sound like someone who is going to try?
Or does that sound like someone who is confident and knows that the task at hand will get completed no matter what?
I challenge you to watch your vocabulary and limit your use of try.
Try and not say try for 1 week and see if you can do it!
Words are very powerful tools. Just as valuable if not even more so than your thoughts in your head.
Use them to your advantage.
Unlock your potential!
Until next time...