The other protests, “We don’t count noses. We are not into numbers. We are into being godly.”
“Do you count dollars?”
We measure what counts. I like what Rick Warren says, “We count people because people count.”
We measure what matters to us. If you want to make a habit, or break a habit, find a way to measure what you want done.
If I want to get in the habit of writing every day, I do well to measure the word count at the end of the day.
I am a wedding photographer in another life. This week I have 2200 pics to Photoshop. I motivate myself by measuring my progress.
I use www.mapmyride.com to measure my progress on bike riding. I can measure my miles, calories burned, number of workouts or a host of other things. Way cool.