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Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
-- Dwight D. Eisenhower
 

 

Monday, January 21, 2019

Good work you can do today

Be clear about where you are going, and why. At the same time, be focused on where you are and on the quality of the efforts you are making right now.

Be realistic about what lies ahead, but don’t let yourself become overwhelmed by it. Give your energy and attention to the work that’s right in front of you.

Carry with you a good sense of your past and your intended future. But don’t let the big picture make you fearful, arrogant, or complacent.

Instead, focus on the details of the progress you can make now. Immerse yourself in giving your best to the moment.

You’ve done much, and today you can do a good bit more. You have far to go, and today you can take some solid steps in the right direction.

Glance behind and ahead every now and then, to renew your determination. Then quickly turn your focus to the details of here and now, and give your best to the good work you can do today.

— Ralph Marston

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