- By Robert Pagliarini
Easy, short-term choices lead to difficult, long-term consequences. Inversely, difficult short-term choices lead to easy long-term consequences. Self-discipline strategist Rory Vaden describes this concept as The Paradox Principle of Sacrifice. It’s simple enough to understand: Focus on doing the difficult things now for more freedom, more money, more happiness and an easier life in the future. Understanding how The Paradox Principle of Sacrifice relates to your everyday life is the first step toward motivating yourself to take action for your future.
In a recent conversation with Rory Vaden, he discussed his new book, Take the Stairs: 7 Steps to Achieving True Success. As a self-discipline strategist, Rory is an expert in the psychology of making decisions. He has taught audiences worldwide his “Take the Stairs” methodology.
When faced with any decision, you have two choices…