The process of achieving personal change
in a sustainable manner is dependent upon a high capability of ‘self-discipline’.
As personal change is dependent upon our ability to adapt personal habits, self-discipline is necessary to prevent
individuals from merely reverting to type. Self-discipline is defined by Organisational Management
as having the ability to effectively manage and organise the resources available to yourself in conjunction with an ability
to ‘delay self-gratification’.
Delaying self-gratification requires an individual
to be able to focus on what ‘must be done’ and then afterwards focus upon what the individual ‘wants to
do’. This core discipline is vital for breaking through current behavioural
habits as often change, by it nature is uncomfortable and can create initial dips in performance whilst the change is taking