…I asked myself: what’s the one thing I can change that will make the biggest difference in my calorie consumption? Everyone has one thing.
We often draw parallels between going to the gym and getting feedback. Everyone knows that these two activities are good for you, but not everyone does it.
Certainly some diets are healthier than others. But in terms of losing weight? No diet was better than any other. Because all diets work through a single mechanism — they restrict your calorie intake. People lose weight when they eat less. If that’s true, then the best diet is the simplest one
It doesn’t matter what one area or skill you choose to focus on, as long as you’re dedicating all of your focus to it.
Typically, people overwhelm themselves with tasks in their eagerness to make a change successfully. But that’s a mistake. Instead, they should take the time up front to figure out the one and only thing that will have the highest impact and then focus 100% of their effort on that one thing.
Don’t try and do to much at once or you will fail. That’s why Rypple only lets you ask one question at a time. Getting feedback on one question makes improvement much more realistic because you’re focusing on one area at a time.
If you’re going to work on a weakness, never choose more than one.
Great point, and something that we truly believe.