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The Difference Between Trying and Doing

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The Difference Between Trying and Doing
There's an instructive scene in the Star Wars movie, The Empire Strikes Back. Yoda is instructing Luke Skywalker in how to use the Force. He asks Luke to retrieve his disabled spaceship out of a bog where it has sunk, using only his mind. Luke, of course, thinks this is impossible.

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Trying vs Doing

Trying is not the same as doing. You either do something, or you don't.

When we say we are trying, we don't have to do anything. It only provides us with an excuse for why we couldn't accomplish the outcome we desired.

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How to quit trying

  1. Remove the word 'try' from your vocabulary. 'Try' induces the kind of behavior that leads to failure.
  2. Decide either to do or not do. If you don't want to do something, don't do it. If you do want to do something, commit to it, and make it happen.
  3. Commit 100 percent to the outcome you want. Don't quit. Don't settle for trying.

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