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If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
-- Thomas Alva Edison


Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Do it well

You’re putting in the time and doing the work. Challenge yourself to make it your best.

Don’t search for distractions. Stop daydreaming, stop wishing you were somewhere else.

You are here now, doing this task. Focus on it, put all you have into it, and you’ll create something much better than a fleeting daydream.

What you have now is the opportunity to do something useful, to make a difference. See the value in it, and stay with the effort.

Richness and fulfillment come not from being given the ideal job, but from always giving your best to the job you’re doing. See opportunity not in the task itself, but in what you can make of the task.

Eventually you’ll move on to something else. Yet while you’re doing this, do it well, for there’s much right now to be gained from your diligence.

— Ralph Marston

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