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    • TripleG
      Top reader this weekReading streak
      2 weeks ago

      Solid advice. Muti-tasking isn’t efficient or efficacious.

    • chrissetiana
      Top reader this weekTop reader of all time
      2 weeks ago

      “Where I’d had huge success, I had narrowed my concentration to one thing, and where my success varied, my focus had too.”

      Solid lines.

      You can achieve big things with small actions, that build up over time.

    • TranquilHaze2 weeks ago

      Are you working on a lot of things? Is your attention not on one thing? There’s a big chance that you will not achieve the best possible results. Or worse: You might fail if you try to achieve many things at the same time

      The reason is simple: Most of us believe that success happens all at once. Real life is different. Keller and Papasan put it well:

      “Success is sequential, not simultaneous.”

      Things add up. You learn one skill. Then another. You finish one project. Then another. Over time, your accomplishments add up to form an impressive feat.

      If you want to see the impact of compounding in your own life, it requires you to focus on one thing at a time (for every aspect of your life) and always look at the bigger picture.