Success doesn’t happen all at once. Neither does failure.
It is hundreds of little decisions, conversations, actions, and thoughts that make or break you.
Make seemingly unimportant nudges in the approximate direction of your dreams every chance you get.
Smart decisions are the ones that align with your values and support your purpose. The problem is if we don’t know our values or purpose our choices can feel meaningless. And, we might THINK we know our values and purpose, but they may have changed yet WE haven’t.
Be open to knowing yourself a little better each day. It’s counterintuitive based on how much time we spend with ourselves, but often we are the least knowledgeable, most stubborn person we encounter. We don’t see blind spots; we are tied to traditions and patterns of thinking, we have personal biases and quirks that hinder our goals. Our ego is often our biggest critic and enemy.
We don’t know it all, and we don’t always know what’s best, but we can give our best by staying curious.
Also published on Medium.