Today is going to be a great day. I’m hosting and/or recording five podcasts (you can watch them live today) with some of my favorite people today. Josh Gordon from the Non-Conformist Family, Jon Acuff from StuffChristiansLike.net, Rory Vaden, author of “Take The Stairs” and Ian Morgan Cron author of “Jesus, My Father, The Cia and Me”.
The woman who handed me my bagel this morning said, “Have a good day!”
I replied, “I’m sure I will.”
Today will be a successful day because it’s a culmination of a lot of work. Each recording is another 40 minutes of content into the world. Each conversation will undoubtably enrich my mind and heart. The listeners that contact me from all over the world will no doubt also be encouraged and blessed by those conversations.
There are so many definitions of success. Mine is simple. Success is consistently shipping great content.
I can’t control how people react to it.
I can’t control who listens to it.
I can’t control if they take the encouragement and wisdom provided and make change in their lives.
I can’t control if they pass it on or not.
But, I can ship.
I can care about the product.
I can enjoy every minute of creating it.
I can spread the word about it.
I can interact with those who leave comments and mention it on-line.
I can improve my life from the wisdom that is shared.
I can promote the authors and personalities that give me their time.
Some things you can control. Some things you can’t. Make sure your definition of success consists of things you can control. Then do them. How will you define success?