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Patience

The blog post promised to transform my life in six minutes. A quick study indicated that I would have to execute six separate one-minute tasks every day. None of the tasks could be meaningfully executed in a minute and there was no time allowance for task-switching. I felt like commenting ‘Why does it take so long?’

Patience is lacking everywhere. Cars want to cut into the traffic from side streets. Politicians promise action on day one. Businesses want to scale fast. Get rich young. Instant Happiness. Respond now. Hustle.

‘Now!’ screams the world. ‘No, Now!’ we respond impatiently.

Understanding takes time. Learning takes time. Change takes time. Success takes time. Transforming your life takes forever.

Be patient with yourself. Be patient with the world.

You will find patience is the source of greater transformation than any scurrying six minutes of action.


1 Comment

  1. Rainer Gimbel says:

    So true, Simon! Nowadays everybody expects change to happen “in the blink of an eye”. I recently tried to address this topic as well: https://lnkd.in/eXxswHX
    😉

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