Season 1, Episode Double O Seven

Your Mission, Should You Choose to Accept it

I’ve heard it said “Be the person your dog thinks you are.” Well, I say take it beyond just that and be the person no one sees that you are.

Today we talk about how small and hidden positive actions are practice for when the bigger actions are required. Remember, we can only rise to our level of preparedness!

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Proverb

01:25: A good man takes care of the needs of his pets while even the kindest acts of a wicked man are still cruel.

Practice Small Things

02:17: Your mission is to practice. In other words, practice, in private, small things to accomplish large things in public.

What We Should Be Doing

03:47: The things that are important are the things that really we know we should be doing.

17:36: Do something small, that no one else sees, that improves the world just a little bit.

Character

05:47: Your character is far more important than your actions.

Level of Preparedness

06:24: You will not rise to the occasion, you will only rise to your level of preparedness.

11:45: Make it your preparedness to always be doing these things, so much so, that you’re just in the habit. You don’t even think about it. You just serve. Not for anything for yourself, just for the sake of serving.

Doing Good Things

07:40: Sometimes you can do good things for the wrong reasons. You can do things because, even though they may seem good on the surface, that really all you’re doing is building up yourself.

09:50: Sometimes you can do good things, and things you might even be thanked for, but you’re doing them for the wrong reasons. If you do them for the wrong reasons, usually they’ll come back.What seemed like it would be a good thing might end up being an apology later.

10:17: Your mission, is to practice being a better person when no one is looking, for the right reasons.

10:32: You want to be so essentially secretive about the good things you’re doing, that you’re not even able to get praised for it.

13:37: Do the things that nobody would think to thank you for.

Be Thankful

13:57: Be thankful for someone using their turn signal, or for opening a door for someone else. Here’s the thing. Be thankful for that when they’re not doing it for you. Be thankful when someone else is using the turn signal for someone else’s benefit, be thankful when someone else is opening a door for the person in front of you.

Perfect

15:37: Perfect is the enemy of done.

Hosts & Guests

DJ Eshelman

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 Reminders

  • Practice being a better person when no one is looking for the right reasons.
  • Get in the habit of serving, to where you’re not even thinking about it.
  • Share your thoughts with us here!

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