Ant Philosophy: 4 secrets to Lean success

We tend to look for big people for lessons on how to get better & how to improve. We are always keen to learn the secrets of success. But we forget that sometimes the biggest lessons in life come from the smallest things around.

Take ants for instance. Jim Rohn - the great motivational guru – developed what he called the ‘Ants Philosophy’.  He identified four key lessons from the behavior of ants that can help us lead better lives & improve on daily basis. Jim Rohn is no more – but his story continue to inspire many.

Here are the four lessons from Rohn’s ‘Ants Philosophy’.

Ants never quit. -If they are headed somewhere and you try to stop them they look for another way. They climb over, under and climb around. They keep looking for another way.

Lesson 1

To never quit looking for a way to get where you are supposed to go.

Ants think winter all summer. You can’t be so naïve as to think summer will last forever. So ants are gathering food in the middle of the summer. You have got to think rocks as you enjoy the sand and the sun.

Lesson 2

It is important to be realistic. THINK AHEAD

Ants think summer all winter. -During winter ants remind themselves, “This won’t last long; we’ll soon be out of here.” If it turns cold again, they’ll dive back down but then they come out the first warm day.

Lesson 3

Stay positive all times.

All that you possibly can. How much will the ant gather during summer to prepare the winter? All that he possibly can.

Lesson 4

Do all you can …. And more!!!!!

In a nutshell!!

Four part philosophy:

1.    Never give up

2.    Look ahead

3.    Stay positive

4.    Do all you can

“ Don’t be encumbered by history, just go out and do something wonderful “

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