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The Magic of Committing to a Specific Goal

Clarity Leads to Direction

Commitment to performing a specific task is often the only difference between our results and our desires.

When you commit to a task, then the next step is obvious.

Do you want to take a picture of the Golden Gate Bridge at sunrise? Next step: find a good spot. You've found a good spot? Next step: wake up early and drive there.

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The Dangerous Mistake We All Make

We think constantly about our vague desires, without committing to a specific task. 

We go to the gym to “work out” without trying to become better at something specific. We wish that we were more creative, but never work on a particular project.

Clarity Leads to Direction

Commitment to performing a specific task is often the only difference between our results and our desires.

When you commit to a task, then the next step is obvious.

Do you want to take a picture of the Golden Gate Bridge at sunrise? Next step: find a good spot. You've found a good spot? Next step: wake up early and drive there.

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