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Today I want to show you how to get better at anything.

The Virtuous Cycle Explained

  1. Identify the issues using outside eyes, self-reflection, and introspection
  2. Consider Cause & Consequences of These Issues
  3. 2-For-1 Rule: Create 2 Solutions for Every Obstacle
  4. Consistent Commitment to Action
  5. Feedback

If you want to change your trajectory in life, the two best places to do that are: Completely out of your routine and in an environment optimized for learning, growth, connection, rest, and recovery and In the morning after a powerful and ritualized morning routine.

Start cycle again, every day and you will start to see positive changes.

Applying The Virtuous Cycle to Any Area of Your Life

When you combine the Virtuous Cycle with coaching and accountability, you can get better at anything.

  • Write great books
  • Build muscle
  • Lose fat
  • Become an incredible speaker
  • Become a better person so you find the love of your life

Committing to the Virtuous Cycle is how you have more success and less stress.

This simple little system helped me stop being an introverted, low-energy jerk, and today you’re going to learn exactly how to use it to overcome any obstacle in life.

It’s an incredible game changer, and I can’t wait to hear how it works for you.

You Must Believe…

  • Success is simple once you accept how hard it is…but it’s difficult if you think it will be easy.
  • Discipline brings short-term pain but long-term gains. But a lack of discipline leaves you in long-term pain.
  • Commit to change. Commit to the Virtuous Cycle.
  • Improve your attitude, environment, and belief in yourself.
  • If you have these RIGHT, you WILL make massive progress on your big goals and dreams.

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Craig Ballantyne

Craig Ballantyne is the author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the Day and Control Your Life. Craig has been a contributor to Men's Health magazine for over 17 years. Today he teaches his gift to high-performing entrepreneurs how to squeeze more out of their days, increase their income, and make more quality time for their families in his Perfect Life Workshop and Work-Life Mastery programs. Craig used his own advice to overcome crippling anxiety attacks in 2006, and he'll teach you his 5 Pillars of Success so you can increase your income, decrease your work time, and live the life of your dreams. Learn more about Craig at

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