Total Effort

“Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.”

Arnold Palmer

I’m not one for half-*ssing things, but being lazy isn’t the only way to do it.

When you’re interested in a lot of things, you naturally end up spreading your time out into a lot of different area. In some ways this is beneficial. Every area you pursue doesn’t live in a bubble. Each pursuit mixes and passes energy with each other. But if you’re not careful, it’s easy to spread yourself too thin and inevitably do poorly in a bunch of things. (Not to mention leave nothing but a trail of unfinished projects in your wake.)

Whatever you pursue direct yourself towards it completely. Find a handful of things you want to excel at and focus all your efforts towards mastering them.

Remember, most don’t even become masters of one thing, let alone two or three things.

That’s why it’s vital for us to direct our time and energy towards what and who is important to us, rather than trying to do it all.

Few is better than many. One is better than none. If you’ve got a lot of responsibilities and only have time for one pursuit, go after it with all you’ve got.

STAY BOLD, Keep Pursuing,
— Josh Waggoner | Daily Blog #756

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