Tip o’ the Morning to Ya – Self-Assessment

Rich Habits Word of the Day

Self-Abasement – To feel humble. Tom’s self-abasement after assessing his bad daily habits ended once he decided to adopt some Rich Habits.

Rich Habits Fact of the Day

Some of the greatest historical figures worked diligently at self-assessment and self-improvement. Benjamin Franklin and George Washington even created lists of good behavioral activities to help them eliminate any defects or bad habits they thought they had. Benjamin Franklin’s list became know as the 13 Virtues of Life. He compiled this list at the age of 20 and spent the  remainder of his life trying to live by those virtues. George Washington’s list is known as the Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior. Washington created this list while still a teenager. Is it an accident that these two self-improvement fanatics had enormous success in life? 

Rich Habits Lesson of the Day

Rich Habit #1 is known as the Self-Assessment Rich Habit. One strategy I uncovered in my research is to create a list of all of your bad daily habits and invert them into good daily habits. Another strategy I uncovered is the five-year letter. This is a letter you write today about the future you. Include in this letter all of the qualities and good habits the future you possesses. When done, you have a life plan that will act like a road map for your subconscious, guiding you along the right path in order to arrive at your future destination.

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Thomas C. Corley About Thomas C. Corley

Tom Corley is a bestselling author, speaker, and media contributor for Business Insider, CNBC and a few other national media outlets.

His Rich Habits research has been read, viewed or heard by over 50 million people in 25 countries around the world.

Besides being an author, Tom is also a CPA, CFP, holds a master’s degree in taxation and is President of Cerefice and Company, a CPA firm in New Jersey.
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  1. Wow Ben Franklin was much more mature at 20 than I will ever be…

    • Me too. He was America’s first self-help expert. the world’s first self-help expert was Marcus Aurelius (Meditations). I wrote Rich Habits so young people could have a shot at a better life. I was rich and poor as a child and I know how much better being rich was. I hate poverty and want to get rid of it.

  2. I am going to try to do the lesson of the day. I may even write up a blog post about it.

    Thank you so much.

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