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Practice takes us toward our ultimate goal indirectly. Because sometimes, the long way around is the only way to go.
Stop trying. Start training. That’s the only way to become your best self.
To forgive is to set a prisoner free – and to realize that the prisoner was you!
When we check out, we’re quitting on ourselves. We’re missing out on our own growth. But not you. You’re the kind of person who leans in.
A lot of times, today feels like a kind of limbo. Like we’re stuck in between. That’s a lie that can keep us from living this day.
The generous person shares. He can even share with rivals when it helps him make a contribution to the larger cause. Because there’s enough.
The question isn’t “will people see me and be impressed?” Instead it’s “am I being a contribution to those around me?”
Kindness sees the good and the flawed in each person and circumstance. Then kindness says gently, “Keep going. There’s more to come.”
The question isn’t whether your work is perfect. The question is whether it’s the best work you can do given the circumstances.
We’ve been told that only the paranoid survive. But too much fear makes smart people stupid. Too much fear makes decent people mean.
Presence tells those around you that they matter to you. In a distracted world, it’s a differentiator because most of us have become accustomed to being deprived of anyone’s full attention.
High performers have a process for beating bad habits. They come to love that process. They know that’s how change happens.