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The Art of the Small: How to Make an Impact : zen habits
There's a Jedi Force technique called The Art of the Small wherein the Jedi essentially narrows his focus ... until he can use The Force to change things at a microscopic level. That's a geeky way of showing how focusing on less and less can, in the end, change everything.

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Small Changes That Will Spread.

Small Changes That Will Spread.

Start in small ways — help others, do little good things, and see what the impact of those things are. Small things can have huge effects over time.

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Areas That Will Cause a Tipping Point

Areas That Will Cause a Tipping Point

You’ll have the biggest impact if you can change something that will in itself cause further changes — the rock that causes the avalanche.

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Concentrate On Smaller Areas

Concentrate On Smaller Areas

When your efforts are diffused over a wide area, they won’t have much of an impact.

Focus on smaller areas, and your efforts will be felt more fully. It could take time for change to happen, but keep that focus narrow.

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One Person Can Make An Impact

One Person Can Make An Impact

You don’t need to be famous or powerful to have an impact. You can make a difference and change things if you focus on a small problem you can affect.

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Making An Impact as An Individual

Making An Impact as An Individual

When we look at the big problems of the world we often feel powerless. And as an average human that’s often the case.

Instead of trying to solve the world’s problems focus on what you can do. Focusing on a smaller scale lets you better your life, feel your impact and indirectly helps with solving the world’s problems by letting others focus on different issues.

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Taking challenges continuously, big or small, contributes to your 'challenge taking' skill-building, preparing you for bigger milestones in the future.

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One of the many reasons we feel so overwhelmed is because we say yes to far too many things. It leaves you in a difficult place of committing to something you didn't want in the first place.

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Keep Your Priorities In Sight

Focus on a single "priority," not on multiple "priorities." The key to living an essential life is understanding what your priority is. Is it your family? Your career? Your hobby?

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