There is an old saying that goes something like this: “You can’t do everything at once, but you can do something at once.” This really is pretty good advice.
I politely suggest that you follow this advice. Do something, and then do it again tomorrow and the day after tomorrow. Then do it again, and then do it some more. If whatever it is you are doing appears to be working, keep doing it. If does not seem to be working, consider tweaking your activities or select a new one to pursue. Just keep doing something. Action and execution are two beautiful words that represent half the battle.
The other two are repetition and persistence. These four words are going to lead to your success…one way or the other. On the flip side, a lack of activity is the key to failure
And here is today’s candid advice. It is short and sweet…and it is true. If you can manage to improve whatever it is you are doing by just 1% each day….for the next 70 days….your productivity will double. Go ahead, grab your excel spread sheet and do the math. You will see that I am right. 1% improvement a day for the next 70 days = double.
Before you give yourself a stress attack by trying to double, triple or quadruple your daily activity in the next 24-hours, slow down and take a deep breath. Slow down, and focus on just a 1% improvement over time. Easy does it. Slow and meticulous improvement day in and day out is all you need.
Call me nuts, call me old, but be sure to call me in 70 days to tell me how much your productivity has advanced.
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