The Magic Of Momentum: What Goes Up Slowly Comes Down Fast

Darius Foroux
Sep 8, 2016 · 4 min read
  • 96% of all small businesses fail within 10 years.
  • 94% of smokers who want to quit fail.
  • 92% of people quit their new year’s resolutions.

“That’s pretty scary stuff. That makes you really rethink your approach.”

And he’s right. Starting a business, getting your dream job, losing weight, finding a spouse, or anything else that’s worth it is NOT easy. But at the same time, numbers can also be so scary that we never start.

Intention Beats Everything

Let’s take a closer look at failure rates. According to the Small Business Administration, 33% of businesses fail during their first two years.

The Magic Of Momentum

The way up is always more difficult than the way down. You know this. It’s physically more straining to walk uphill than downhill.

What To Do When You Reached The Top Of The Mountain

Don’t smile yet. There’s another mountain waiting for you:


Still curious?

Hey, I’m Darius Foroux; thank you for reading this article.

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I write about productivity, habits, decision making, and personal finance. My book, The Road To Better Habits, is now free http://dariusforoux.com/better-habits

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Articles on productivity, habits, decision making, and personal finance.