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Impatience: The Pitfall Of Every Ambitious Person - Darius Foroux

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.”

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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 reasons people and companies innovate. But we have to realize there’s a difference between a desire to achieve things and impatience. The former helps you, the latter harms you, especially your creativity.

Robert Greene

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.”

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 are moments you want to speed things up. It happens to every ambitious person. People who never do anything with their lives don’t suffer from this. 

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