It isn’t much of a surprise that everyone make the link between success and discipline. So, lets take a look to the most disciplined force in the world for tips and habits to adopt. Probably you know who I’m talking about! Military of course.
Making bed each morning
Making your bed seems like a simple and easy habit that will never impact your success over time, but it really does make a difference in your day. This is why military men are trained to make a very tight bed every morning after waking up. And as William H. McRaven -retired United States Navy admiral- explained: “If you make your bed every morning you will have accomplished the first task of the day. It will give you a small sense of pride and it will encourage you to do another task and another and another.”
Have a strong body for a strong mind
Have you ever met a strong man or woman with a weak mind? Do you believe you will? It’s no coincidence that most of the world’s successful persons attribute exercise to their success, and it’s something that is extremely important in the military.Creating a strong body teaches you patience and endurance. Isn't what you need to have in order to be successful in your career?
No matter what goes wrong, military men has to keep their cool and focus on the mission. Sound so hard! But there is a lot of techniques that soldiers use in order to stay calm in the most stressful of situation (breathing technique for example). Definitely, it is time to learn from military and control the anger in all situations.
Probably it's the last one on the list, but it's the rule number one in military and the most important one. Military men are respected because they give respect And the respect goes a long way, even towards people you don’t really like!