Just four minutes before the work hours were about to get over, I got a call.
It was a concall, and we discussed on the topic we were supposed to.
Then the third party, who was from outside the team, just said “Bye bye” and hung down the phone.
Nothing like, “Okay, let’s go!” or “Cool, let’s experiment and see” et al, just coming to the point and finishing it off.
Though we just cannot do this in all the calls, we may definitely do this in 50-70% of the calls.
Imagine what would happen to all the decisions of the day like that!
When I had initially learnt to cook, I’d multiply the amount of water and spices by the number of people who were eating the food.
Since I knew the perfect ingredients for my dal rice, i.e., what I cook for myself in Noida – while cooking the same for my parents at home I’d just put 3X water and salt.
Thinking it would work.
Except that it didn’t.
It requires lesser water than 3X of a single person’s water. It is just building up.
In life if we want to do something that seems humongous, we just need to begin the difficult process. As we keep taking small steps, we realise in the latter half of the journey that later you don’t have to make those 3X or 4X of efforts at the start.
The compound interest of your efforts will be more than enough to make you reach the destination.
You just need to start. Will you?
If our thoughts create our destiny,
If our time is limited,
If we have the power,
Then doesn’t it make sense to make a budget for our inner resources just like for our cash and expenses?
If any question had a straight answer, life would not be the way it is today.
And the way it is today, is how it is supposed to be.
The meaning of life is to fall in love with the process. The meaning of life is to take action, only then you will enjoy the pauses.
If you feel lost, if you don’t know where do you want to go, if you don’t know what’s next, here’s the reality: you can find it.
You have found out a lot of answers in the past.
If you are willing to take action, you will figure out the answer.
If you are not taking action because you are lost, then you have already lost.
No action = Assured Failure
Action = Experience or Success. Both are valuable.
So you all may have started new habits during quarantine and also gave up on many of them.
Here’s the way to keep up with a habit:
Show up till Day 3. Not for one day, not for two.
When you show up on Day 3, you will gather the momentum to continue it further.
Always works. If you do the work.
Doing the important act that seems dangerous, is dangerous.
Not doing the important act that seems dangerous, is lethal.