The Ten Percent Advantage: How to Make Progress Every Day - Deepstash
Wanting everything at once

Most people want to change themselves completely. The problem is wanting to do everything at once.

Because this intense motivational boost can backfire — you shift from over-enthusiasm...

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The Ten Percent Advantage: How to Make Progress Every Day

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Success

It is a byproduct of self-discipline — it requires a method, not just a positive attitude.

Rather than worrying about the end result, focus on how to make daily progress.

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Self-control is limited
Self-control is critical to developing new habits and overcome resistance.

But by pushing ourselves too hard, we exhaust the mental muscles needed to stay focused, to avoid temptations, and t...

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The ‘change gap’

It is the tension between the ‘current state’ and ‘desired state’ that creates anxiety and fear.

Most people feel paralyzed — they focus on ‘the gap’ (how much they need to accomplish...

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The ten percent advantage
Focus on making small everyday progressWhat is the 10% change that is going to move your life forward?

If you aim for small gains, you won’t exhaust yourself. Making continuous ...

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Momentum is the antidote to inertia

Momentum is the force that something has when it is moving. It’s the strength that allows you to keep going — it grows stronger and faster with time.

Momentum is when your preparation ...

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... ten percent at a time:

  • Prioritize your first steps: focus on one or two things you want to improve. Keep change simple.
  • No step is too small: focus on gaining m...

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