(photo: Two young souls riding their great Uncle’s back. If your goal isn’t impossible, you’re not reaching high enough.)
Today, December 30, 13 years ago, was the final drinking day.
What fool would pick New Year’s Eve to be the first dry day?
No one, right?
Dad, how often do you feel like quitting?
Yesterday’s answer: Yes.
“Be not afraid of going slowly; be only afraid of standing still”. — Chinese Proverb
I just wrote a blog post at jeff noel.com about this very subject. About wondering if now is the right time, if the current approach is the right approach.
This type of potential self-doubt and potential fear, can sabatoge us from breaking through to something we can be great at. And something we should be great at. It’s just that we are late bloomers and are playing catch up.
This time delay – from creating a compelling vision – to it actually materializing, takes way longer than most people can comprehend. This is why people give up and stop,
So, be not afraid of going slow. Be afraid of stopping.