Book Notes: The 5AM Club // Robin Sharma

The 5AM Club by Robin Sharma Notes

Rating: 5.5/10

I found Robin’s latest book had a lot of nice one liners, but lacked depth. Too much fluffy storyline. Still a quick read for anyone interested. But if you’re looking for a solid plan to set up a morning routine, check out this article or Hal Elrod’s book: Morning Miracle.

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  • Don’t let your fears outweigh your future

  • Let go of mediocrity

  • Life’s way too valuable to hang out with people who don't get you

  • Read books that battleproof your hope

  • Never believe that anything material form the outside can fill what’s empty on the inside

  • Stop comparing your behind the scenes to someone else’s highlight reel

  • Don’t escape online, when you could be building something that matters

  • Stop looking for motivation, embrace transformation instead

  • Success is cool. Significance is rad.

  • Give up your distraction to digital dopamine

  • Discover new nuggets of hope

  • A bad day for the ego is a good day for the soul

  • Honour your creative vision

  • Nbo idea works until you do the work

  • Work until you abs are chiselled

  • Begin your day feeling strong and centered and free

  • Learn about the depth of your belief system

  • Happiness, health, wealth, confidence and love life

  • Re-engineer your thinking to unlock the secret universe

  • Less is more. Stop attempting to much

  • Self education has power! As you become aware of new ideas, you grow as a provider and a person.

  • Become a person of depth

  • Increase your impact and rise to greater levels of income

  • Don’t be timid when it comes to your ambitions

  • Get an extraordinary headstart on the day

  • Stop running unproductive mental narratives

  • Great questions

    • What are my true, authentic values

    • What do I want to represent as a leader

    • Why am i building what I am building?

    • What really makes me happy?

    • How do I want to be remembered when I am no longer here?

  • Real leaders never negotiation their standards

  • No-one will believe in your ability to do great things until you first believe in your own greatness

  • Continuing on when frightened is how you become a legend

  • Advance through the fire of your fears and the heat of your trials

  • Get to know you and your abilities and watch your confidence soar

  • Bulletproof and nourish your deepest core

  • If you lack faith in your ability to get your ambitions done, you will never achieve the,

  • Rise @ 5am so you can increase focus, decrease stress, increase personal security and increase energy

  • Your past is a place to be learned from, not a home to live in

  • Believe in you. Learn to trust life again

  • Stop postponing your best life

  • Stop limiting yourself due to insecurities

  • Be patient. Do the daily work required

  • Never allow yourself to be like a cork bobbing in the ocean

  • Transform confusion to confidence, and cloudiness to clarity (HW original)

  • Exercise your brain aggressively

  • Discover the deepest, and most unstained part of your soul

  • Do what is right, not what is easy (they are different)

  • The hard things are what is most valuable

  • RISE ABOVE

  • The old you must die so a better you can be born

  • Boredom kills the human spirit

  • Become undefeatable, unbreakable and a true master of your domain

  • “Any solid achievement must, of necessity, take years of humble apprenticeship and estrangement from most of society” (Gerald Sykes)

  • Maximise your life enjoyment

  • Let go of the destructive habit of breaking the commitments you make to yourself

  • Failing to keep self-promosies is one of the primary reasons why so many of us don’t love ourselves

  • THe leader who learns the most, wins.

  • While your competitors are counting sheep, you’ve already for a head start on the day.

  • Train harder, live longer

  • Mass productivity!

  • Bulletproof your mornings, Battle Proof your life (HW tweak)

  • Give up doing and reacting without a plan

  • The quickest way out of the hard emotions is to have the wisdom to go straight into them.

  • Make yourself more valuable, you increase the value you’re able to offer the world

  • Learn to let go of past trauma

  • Optimum living

  • Must do 5AC for 66 days in a row

  • Do real work and get real power

  • Draw insights, but always implement what you learn

  • An addiction to distraction will be the death of your creative production

  • The 5 primary assets are:

    • Mental focus

    • Physical energy

    • Personal willpower

    • Original talent

    • Daily time to self

  • Build a blueprint for a beautiful week

  • Pressure is a privilege

  • Make your hunger to serve, transcend the insecurities of yourself

  • Your relationship with you predicts your relationship with the world

  • Become a collector of awesome experiences instead of a consumer of material things

  • Cash is a current. It’s always moving

  • NSI: Never Stop Improving

  • Every hero needs a villain

  • Transform your tribulations to triumphs and make for an ultimate victory

  • Live like a hero

  • Live for something worth dying for