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Power of Consistency

Understanding the power of consistency can help you be more productive. Consistency is demonstrated in the fable of the tortoise and the hare, where slow and steady won the race over the hare’s inconsistency despite him being faster. Understanding the power of consistency can motivate you to make it a powerful habit. Doing something consistently builds momentum—it becomes easier over time to keep going. But get this: You have a mental muscle called “self-discipline” and it can get flabby. Practicing consistency strengthens self-discipline, a completely different skill with its own powerful payoffs. Mastery and expertise in something you want happens with consistent small steps, not enthusiastic chunks of effort with intermittent delays. Another bonus of consistency is self-confidence and belief in yourself as you see progress over time.


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