In the 1960s, a Stanford professor tested hundreds of children in what is referred to as “The Marshmallow Experiment” and revealed what is now believed to be one of the most important characteristics for success in work and life: a willingness to delay gratification. Although it would be great to achieve overnight success, the chances are slim, and for most coaching business owners, that success is only attainable through hard work and discipline. So, in this episode, Nicole will be sharing her experience with delayed gratification and explaining the benefit of making every little choice count.
If you want to grow your business, commit to working on it every day. If you want to lose weight, hold yourself accountable to eat the right foods. Delayed gratification is a skill to be built, and you have the power to improve upon this every day. Nicole built her business through years of hard work, and she is living proof that success is well worth the wait!
What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:
- How to get your business to 6 figures. (4:51)
- Why you should always make decisions with your future self in mind. (8:10)
- Why every little choice you make does matter. (12:55)
- How to shift your mindset around the decisions you make. (16:40)
Ideas Worth Sharing:
“Delayed gratification really comes down to making decisions and taking action always with our future self in mind.” – Nicole Spencer
“It is the tiny, little, seemingly insignificant choices that we make all day, every day that ultimately add up to our success in life.” – Nicole Spencer
“Discipline is required for success.” – Nicole Spencer