Scheduling an early morning meeting is a classic way to make sure you wake up in the morning. But does it really work?
I have heard so many people give tips such as
“make sure you schedule a meeting early in the morning”
“promise to call someone at 6.00”
I mean, really?? I would imagine that it might be pretty difficult to keep scheduling meetings or phone calls first thing in the morning every day for a long long time. That’s a lot of meetings...
So I'm not a big fan of this approach as you can see.
However, the underlying approach has great value. As soon as you wake up, you want to feel like you have to get out of bed. Like there’s no other option. And the fact is that for many people it is unthinkable to stand up a friend or colleague, hence they just do it.
They just get up. Simple as that.
For example, very rarely do people actually miss an important morning test or some other early event. It's just like we instantly feel the importance once we hear the alarm so there's no time for snoozing or hesitating. So the early meeting method works.
The unfortunate fact though is that this is not a long-term solution. So instead we want to find something that will make you feel the exact same way, but generated from your very own motivation instead.
Instead of having something that FORCES you get up, I like to help people find a MOTIVATOR to get up instead. This is much more powerful, works for much longer time and it even makes you smile in the morning.
To find your motivation, the following is a...
By following this process, you will surely be able to find a much stronger reason for waking up in the morning. I promise you, you won't need to schedule an early morning meeting anymore. Meanwhile, use the early meeting method for those days that you really have to get up. It works once in a while so why not take advantage of that :-)
Thanks for reading! By Matthew M. McEwan
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