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Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought.
-- Albert Szent-Gyorgi


Monday, September 20, 2021

Finish what you start

You can stop, take a break, regroup, choose what’s next after you’re finished with the work. But not before.

When you’ve made the commitment to do the job, do it. Don’t allow yourself to become a disappointment to anyone, and especially not to yourself.

Be careful about what you choose to start. Then once you start, go all the way and finish what you start.

Many tasks can be exciting when you begin, maybe even fun. Yet they’re likely to get bogged down in the middle.

But that’s precisely when you’re creating the most value. When the going gets tough and tedious, that’s when it’s making the biggest positive difference.

Finish the work so you don’t waste what you’ve already done. Finish the work, and achieve the results you’ve committed yourself to achieve.

— Ralph Marston

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