Developing excellent business habits and routines is critical to your success. Perhaps more important is to maintain them.
I let one of my databases slide recently–one that I have vowed to update every two months. After two months, I was too busy to work on it. Not surprisingly, my task only got bigger as the weeks wore on. Finally, after four months, I bit the bullet and did the task. I think it will be a while before I neglect it again.
Two of my favorite books on this subject are below.
The Success Principles
Jack Canfield, co-author of the Chicken Soup books, offers 64 principles to keep you motivated. Pick it up and read one of the short chapters when you need a reminder.