The irony of improvement is that if we’re focused only on what could be better, it’s harder to improve.
When accomplishments feel incomplete, it’s hard to celebrate your wins. But to move forward you must let go of the disappointment and feel the pride.
The irony of drive is that when we are so fixated on getting to where we are going, we never truly arrive.
What we didn’t do is as important as what we did. What gets rewarded gets reinforced.
In our efforts to improve, we typically deflate our best moments with judgment or other qualifiers. If we hold back the arrows, we can ride the momentum of our accomplishments.
If you can’t acknowledge where you are, you won’t get to where you desire to go.
Success builds on success. But to build on success you must recognize, claim, and celebrate your current success. Here’s where the breakdown appears.