November 23

The Three Keys To Getting S#!@ Done


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Umar Hameed
The three keys to getting s#!@ done. There's a quote from Zig Ziglar, that goes something like this, "You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great." And most of us get stuck and we don't start. It's like the thoughts are there, I want to do this. And there's three things that get in the way.

Umar Hameed
The first thing is procrastination. And procrastination is, if the devil does exist, this could be his best invention is like, well, I'm going to get around to this. I want to reach out to my family members, I want to make sales calls, I'm going to start a business, I want to buy a house, I want to do this. But first, I need to get organized, but first, I need to do this. And I want to ask you this question and shout it out because this for the TV audience is there. In the last year, how many times have you procrastinated? Just think about that, and what do you think it financially cost you? What did it cost you in relationships this year? There's a number of pops in your head, how much it will cost you this year? Shut that out? I'd say $50,000. Another 50,000. Do we hear 60? Do we hear 70? It's a lot right, is huge.

Umar Hameed
And the thing about procrastination is this is that it's a great strategy. It's like one of our best strategies as human beings that we do. But it's changeable with NLP. And that will be on part two. But the dastardly aspect of procrastination is this is that you don't do what you said you were going to do so you lie to yourself, you don't do what you were supposed to do so you don't get the results you want. And that causes discouragement. And discouragement gets in the way of you frickin' starting, which leads to more procrastination, you start to spiral that leads down to misery, right?

Umar Hameed
The second thing is perfection, I have to do it perfectly. And perfection is another form of procrastination. I'm going to do this when it gets right. Or it is perfection, I need to make sure I do this perfectly, I'm gonna get all the things ready, I'm going to get my practice ready, I'm going to do it. And then we do it, and we know the reality of the situation is this, then we're not gonna win every single time and we perfected we waited three months to do this, and we got failure. And what does that do leads to?Discouragement, which leads to procrastination, that we cling on to perfectionism as our way of putting off what we should be doing.

Umar Hameed
And the last thing is presence. When you have procrastination going on and perfection is failing, your mood gets lower and lower. And pretty much you have such a low mood that even if you want to do something you do it in such a way that you're destined to fail, that leads to guess what? More procrastination, more perfectionism, more discouragement. The way to snap out of it is this is to embrace sucking, just freaking do it. How badly could you do it? Just the act of doing it gets you off that space and gets momentum going. As soon as you finish whatever you did, you can turn to somebody that's a friend, a mentor, a book a workshop and say, "How can I improve this?" and you'll find some way, even if you ask yourself, how would I make this better, you'll come up with an idea. And soon as you use that idea, you're going to get better, it starts momentum, it gets you moving forward. And the more you do it, the better you get.

Umar Hameed
So going back to the quote, "You don't have to be great to start, but you have to frickin' start to be great." And embrace sucking, and just do. I guarantee your worst effort is going to be better than you think. And after you do it 10 times you're going to be way better than you think. And the 15th time you're going to be a frickin' rock star.

Umar Hameed
And I'll just leave you with this one last thought. One of my clients is Smythe Jewelers. And one of the managers there says, "Umar, it's like we get new reps coming in," and then they finally go for that thousand dollar sale. And it's like, "That'll be the thousand dollars!, what do you think, maybe?", and they buy and then they go, "Huh", then they can do thousand dollar sales. And then it's the $5,000 sale, then is the $10,000 sales, they're all plateaus.

Umar Hameed
The first thing we need to do is to begin and that's what I have for you today on your day of empowerment, on your day of calling, on the day of getting customers to sign with you buy with you and come to Halloween, what's the title?

Speaker 1
Spooktacular Bash.

Umar Hameed
Spooktacular? Go make it happen. And thank you very much for letting me be here today and motivate you into an awesome day.


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