Lesson Number 3
Big dreams come in small packages
It’s tempting to try to think about the big thoughts, but big dreams really come in small packages. It’s the small things done consistently, that make big dreams come true. Instead of doing this whole thing or a project at one time, you just break it down into small pieces, put in a little work here and there, chipping away at it each day. The thing that keeps you on the course isn’t really motivation as it’s only a feeling which comes and goes. It’s discipline.
I learned to follow up rules that I set for myself and enjoy things I might not always feel like doing, because I knew I was going to spend far more time on the actual – often boring – prep works than with those all too brief moments of happiness on the way or triumph at the end.