It’s important to spend time thinking about important issues, but to actually achieve goals takes a whole of “doing.”
There’s never going to be a scenario you will be able to do nothing at all and still get ahead. That doesn’t mean you’re in for a long lifetime of overwork, either. As long as you commit to getting things accomplished, there are tools and additional services available every step of the way to assist you.
Even if you delegate a lot of your primary responsibilities, you remain the one in charge of the details that go into making your life more productive. Tools and services work, but only if you do too! First you put a viable strategy in place. After that, you put the pieces in place that keep the “doing” happening at all times. It’s important to be relentless in today’s day and age. Otherwise, you’ll quickly be forgotten in a sea of activity from others.
Don’t Underestimate How Hard Others Are Working
It’s common to underestimate how hard successful people really work. Anyone who is looking at them from the outside may be fooled into thinking that their success came effortlessly. That’s hardly ever the case. In fact, most people who succeed on a grand scale have to overcome many challenges. Don’t ever feel bad because you just started something and you’re way behind others who have been at it for years! Just keep plugging away, making the kinds of improvements that propel you to the top.
Don’t forget to smile while you’re doing your important work. Smiling reduces stress and gives you an instant lift. Smiling consistently puts you in an outgoing mood that attracts people to you.
If you haven’t smile even once today, you should take a second to do that right now!
Smiling while taking targeted, direct action towards your goals means you’re on your way to having an amazing day.