Motivation is overrated

Anthony Manker
Mar 15, 2017 · 1 min read

People always think they lack the motivation to achieve goals. So they read motivation quotes, read motivational self-help books, listen to loud pump-up music, drink coffee and energy drinks, etc. Then they expect everything to happen in a montage scene, in a fit of creative inspiration. They think they need an epiphany.

In reality, they need habits and discipline. Small, productive actions that become habits add up.

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