Increase Productivity & Banish Procrastination With The Seinfeld Strategy
The definition of success is different for everyone.
To some, success is lining their bank account with millions of dollars.
To others, it’s fame and recognition.
Meanwhile there are those individuals who are more concerned about their work output rather than the amount of money or recognition they receive for doing it.
However you wish to define it there’s no doubt that Jerry Seinfeld reached the peak of success.
From clearing 267 million dollars in ’98 to creating a TV show that’s still watched and referenced every single day to being recognized as one of the best comedians to ever do it.
“Seinfeld got lucky, he was in the right place at the right time…”
This wasn’t the case.
Jerry Seinfeld understood that in order to attain success you’ve gotta put in the work.
The work can’t be done in flurries…
You can’t have long periods of inactivity…
You must put in the work every damn day.
This isn’t specific to comedy by any means.
It’s All Sets And Reps
Arnold Schwarzenegger built his physique using this exact strategy.
He did sets and reps every single day.
He understood he wouldn’t get far if he did a ton of exercises one day then skipped the next 4 days.
That’s what the Seinfeld Strategy comes down to.
It’s not a complex productivity principle.
yet so few do it.
How To Use The Seinfeld Strategy
All you’ll need to implement the Seinfeld Strategy is a wall calendar and a marker pen.
Hang your calendar on a prominent wall, one you’ll see often. Don’t put it on the back of a door.
Put in the work towards your goal each day and mark an X on the corresponding day after you’ve done so.
Perhaps your goal is to transform your physique, in this case your daily work will be doing your workout.
If your goal is to finish writing a book your daily work will be writing 1,000 words.
If your goal is to find new leads for your real estate business your work might be contacting 10 prospective clients a day.
In Jerry’s case while he was trying to make it as a comedian each day that he performed his habit of writing jokes, he put a big red X over that day.
Do the work, mark an X.
“After a few days you’ll have a chain. Just keep at it and the chain will grow longer every day. You’ll like seeing that chain, especially when you get a few weeks under your belt. Your only job next is to not break the chain.”
It’s Amazing What You Can Do When You Don’t Break The Chain
Don’t break the chain on your workouts and you’ll find that you get fit rather quickly.
Don’t break the chain in your business and you’ll find that results come much faster.
Don’t break the chain in your artistic pursuits and you’ll find that you will produce creative work on a regular basis.
Now it’s your turn.
Get out there and implement your positive, goal aligned habits.
Start building your chain and don’t ever stop.