How to Handle Temptation




Here’s the thing…I am tempted each day to answer emails outside of my dedicated email sessions.

I am tempted each day to turn on skype because someone wants to talk NOW instead of writing a few emails back and forth on my time, not theirs.

I am tempted each day to surf the internet aimlessly.

How do I handle this temptation?

First, remember that I have a set of yearly goals to which I am aspiring, and I know that if I don’t take the necessary daily actions, I will fail.

But it’s still not easy…so how do I do it?

In a word, it’s WILLPOWER.

That’s right – willpower!

In fact, I just read a GREAT book about willpower –

and if you want to truly understand what it takes to exercise willpower in your life…get this book!

It’s called Willpower and it’s by Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney