One Small Thing

What is something you always wanted to do/try? What do you think you’d be good at if only you had the time/means? Every person you meet, talk to, work with has something they dream about. Some big idea that “it’d be nice to…” or “it’d be nice if…” but those goals/ideas/dreams are just beyond our grasp. Even thinking about them for too long can be stressful because instead of generating a feeling of excitement and curiosity, you feel sad and deflated. There’s one BIG problem with these goals/dreams we have. They’re just that…dreams. We lack the know-how. We lack the time. We don’t have enough … So we set aside these dreams and pursue a safer route. We go through our day to day lives pushing along the way we always have. Day in and day out, same things, similar routine and every so often those dreams pop back up and you feel that familiar tug of “what if”. What if those dreams aren’t so outlandish after all? What if those dreams don’t have to stay just dreams? What if I told you that you don’t have to change your life entirely, that you can keep 99% of your same daily routine and still accomplish your dreams? Stephen Duneier said, “What stands between us and achieving even our most ambitious dreams has far less to do with possessing some magical skill or talent, and far more to do with how we approach problems and make decisions to solve them. And because of the continuous and compounding nature of all those millions of decisions that we face on a regular basis, even a marginal improvement in our process can have a huge impact on our end results.” This concept of “marginal improvements” or “one small thing” has been proven to bring … Continue reading One Small Thing