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Impatience: The Pitfall Of Every Ambitious Person - Darius Foroux
One of my mentors is an art dealer. He specializes in art from the middle ages. Last time we met, he showed me a part of his personal collection. Impressed by the size of the collection, I asked how long it took to accumulate everything.

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Impatience

When you want to learn skills and do good work, impatience is one of your biggest enemies.

There’s nothing wrong with wanting things to happen fast. In fact, that’s one of the main rea...

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Robert Greene
"The greatest impediment to creativity is your impatience, the almost inevitable desire to hurry up the process, express something, and make a splash.”

Robert Greene

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Overnight success doesn’t exist

Big splashes don’t happen. We have to remind ourselves of that whenever we’re impatient. 

When you’re trying to achieve your goals, improve yourself, and live a better life, there...

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