Do not let the desire for greatness impede the process it takes to get there.
Lasting greatness is not found in a single year.
Movies are not made in a month.
Books are not written in a week.
Rome was not built in a day.
It takes time. And dedication. And putting in a little bit of work every day. And recognizing mediocrity, but pushing past it. It takes love and attention. And emotional investment. It takes a word here and twenty minutes there.
It’s a process.
That’s what I’ve been reminding myself lately.
In other news, here’s a pretty paragraph from Seth Godin I liked quite a bit.