All You Need Are a Few Small Wins Every Day
“Each day, acquire something that will fortify you against poverty, against death, indeed against other misfortunes, as well and after you have run over many thoughts, select one to be thoroughly digested that day.”
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Success is like that proverbial tasty-looking sausage, which is less appealing once we know how it is made.
Success in anything is made up of a daily grind and is a sum total of small wins.
Entire books can be completed by simply writing ‘two crappy pages a day’, but do remember that the ‘first draft of anything you write is shit!’
Sudden success, if any, is a flash in the pan, and a tree whose roots aren’t deep cannot stand tall for long.
A business statistic shows that just a 10 % improvement across seven categories of business results in a doubling of profits for the company. Small changes spread wide, resulting in big wins.
Small tweaks in our lives, our email subject lines, our handwriting and art, decreasing our procrastination time, saving money time and energy can have an overall profound impact.
If we stick to our rules and keep progressing in small steps, we reach our destination, if the direction is right.
All we have to do is improve a little bit every day.
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