Discipline Is Just As Important As The Plan

Discipline matters just as much as the plan.   It does not matter how good the plan.   If the discipline is not there to do the work, the plan becomes useless scribbles on some paper.

It is so easy to be UNdisciplined.

Think about it.   How difficult is it to be …

  • Physically out of shape (round is A shape, but it is not IN-shape)
  • Overweight
  • Spend money we don’t really have
  • Spend money without a plan
  • Lazy
  • Spiritually unconscious
  • Ignore family
  • Selfish

I wrote a book titled I Was Broke. Now I’m Not. Writing the “I Was Broke” part was EASY.   The hard part was taking the necessary steps so that I could write the “Now I’m Not.” part.

Why don’t we see books titled, “How to be B-R-O-K-E.   Ideas for spending all of your money (and then some)”?   It is because many people do not need a guidebook for accomplishing this.

It always falls back to discipline.

So let’ start a discussion about that topic …

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2 Responses to “Discipline Is Just As Important As The Plan”

  1. Jason Ewart December 18, 2009 at 3:24 pm #

    Hey Joe

    Our interview is now online

    http://jasonewart.posterous.com/he-was-broke-and-now-he-is-not-guest-intervie

    thanks for your generosity

  2. Wayne M. Owens December 19, 2009 at 8:52 am #

    Indeed self dicipline is the most difficult and important aspect of our lives, I believe. Otherwise it would not be necessary for preachers, teachers, and even the Holy Spirit to continual motivate us. We would already be the dedicaded disciples that Christ wants us to be. I think that we should daily ask the Lord for an extra dose of dicipline. I know I need it. Thanks for all your hard work Joe.

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