The Opposite of Clickbait

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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.

Knowledge is great, but it’s no substitute for action. Trial and error yields the best knowledge.

Trail and error comes from action.


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.

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.

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.

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I’m not in the Matrix. I AM the Matrix.

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