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Why Impatience is a Virtue

Reframing Impatience As A Positive Trait

  • Impatient people are usually motivated people, and motivated people tend to know how to prioritize.
  • Impatient people take their energy and motivation to be where they want to be and give it everything they’ve got.
  • Impatient people persist in the sign of obstacles and other setbacks; all they care about is results.

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