Make today count – at the end of it, let there be no explanations, no excuses and no regrets.
When we think about walking with the dreamers, the believers, the creative types, the planners, the doers, the remarkably successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground, we get excited. We want to jump on their bandwagon, join the party and hoot and holler! We let their spirit ignite a fire within us to leave this world better than when we found it.
And that’s great!
But what we often neglect, at least initially, is the fact that these “successful” people have been working hard and quietly, often for long, tedious periods of time, to achieve what others eventually interpret as remarkable work.
The truth is, the result of remarkable success is pretty noisy – lots of people noticing, talking, and sharing stories about it. The actual process of achieving remarkable success, on the other hand, is far more discreet (and underappreciated). But it’s this gradual process that happens quietly, behind-the-scenes, that makes all the difference in the world.
The Quiet Rituals Interview
People have said that Angel and I are remarkably successful at what we do. Forbes interviewed me recently and classified our blog as [Read more…]