#4. Resolution: Resolve to perform what you ought. Perform without fail what you resolve.
#4 ties in with #3. Again, I’m pretty good at task lists, but the problem I have with a task list, especially on my Google calendar and task app is that it is so easy to just reschedule tasks for later in the week.
As Benjamin Franklin and Poor Richard have said, “If you have something to do today, put it not off til tomorrow.” Procrastination isn’t a phenomenon for just our modern day and age. It’s human nature, and it’s timeless. Maybe the timeless part is the problem!
What about finance? What about paying off your mortgage? Classic example. Everybody would like to pay off their mortgage, but few resolve to give up their vices so that they will actually do it!