If you’ve clicked on this success and self-improvement article, there’s a good chance you’ve clicked on others today. Maybe a bunch. Maybe dozens.
I want this to be the last one. I want this to be the one that SNAPS you out of that trance.
I want this to be the one that gets you to stop clicking and to start doing.
Knowledge is great, but it’s no substitute for action. Trial and error yields the best knowledge.
Trail and error comes from action.
Whatever it is you want out of life and out or yourself, there’s one action you know you can and should take. I’m asking you to simply take that action now.
Not later. Not tomorrow. Not after you’ve read ten more articles on “what to do” or “how to do” or “when to do.”
Reading articles on methodology and efficiency can be a tricky form of analysis-by-paralysis. It feels like you’re doing something, but you’re really not.
You’re just clicking yourself deeper and deeper into stasis.
I do this, too. In fact, I’m writing this and publishing it before I over-analyze and stop myself.
Right now I’m thinking: Who am I to encourage strangers to pursue their dreams and act on their goals? Is it really smart to write this piece without infusing it with some grand insight or unique angle on the topic?
Using bold and all-capital letters is the hallmark of bad writing, my literary friends all know — what will they think of me? I probably sound stupid (again).
But, screw it, I’m doing it. I’m putting it out there with the hopes that it will push just one person to just DO THAT ONE THING.
I’m right there with you on this. I’m just doing it, and I’ll see how it goes and I’ll learn from the success or failure.
I hope it compels you to do the same.
Stop clicking. Stop reading. Start doing.
If the thing you do is finally actually WRITE the thing you’ve been wanting to write, then leave it in the comments below and I will read it and share.