In a recent conversation with my podcast guest, Carl Jennings, his insights and experiences sparked a profound reflection on how I perceive the path to success. (For those interested in checking out the podcast, you can find it here podcasts
One of the things that I took away from the chat is that many of us are constantly searching for groundbreaking opportunities or revolutionary ideas that will lead us to success. However, what we often overlook is the tremendous impact our everyday behaviors and the resulting actions we take have on shaping our journey towards achieving our goals.
Committing to Consistent Positive Behaviors:
By embracing and living consistent positive behaviours, we establish our foundation for success. This commitment then extends to us being able to regularly engage in small tasks that align with our desired outcomes.
In doing so, we build our discipline, where each action builds upon the last, gradually improving our skills and moving us closer to our version of success.
The Power of Small Steps:
I think it is key to remember that even the smallest steps taken today can lead us to substantial progress and gains over the medium or long term. Consistency in our behaviors ensures that these small actions accumulate over time, resulting in pushing us further along our path to success.
Momentum and Progress:
Repeating small actions consistently also gives us the momentum we need to push us forward. It doesn't matter how small a task is, it can have a huge impact on us in the long run. Every small action serves as a stepping stone as long as they are backed up by positive behaviors.
Overcoming Procrastination and Overwhelm
In talking to many people looking to build on their success, procrastination and the feeling of being overwhelmed often hinder people’s progress on the path to success.
I think one of ther very best ways to overcome this is to be aware and clear on our behaviours and resulting actions as this always tends to reduce the feeling of being overwhelmed, making it easier to take that initial step. As we consistently learn to take thr first step and tackle these small actions, we build confidence and create positive momentum that aids in dealing with procrastination.
While the allure of exciting opportunities is more exciting and captures our attention, it is truly the small everyday actions, linked to positive everyday behaviors, that lay the groundwork for our successes.. That is why I love doing podcasts so much as I get to learn from amazing people such as Carl Jennings every day!
If you would like to discuss the specific small behaviours or actions that can drive your personal success, please feel free to reach out to me and as always I would love to hear your thoughts and insights on this topic.