This is what starting small looks like

Want to surf the big waves? Start by riding the small waves.

Want to write a book?
Start small: write an essay.

Want to be a rock star?
Start small: sing in the shower.

Want to speak at a conference?
Start small: give a talk at a meetup.

Want to make $1 million in sales?
Start small: sell a $10 item to one customer.

Want to create a podcast?
Start small: record a voice memo on your phone.

Want 1,000 true fans?
Start small: do something that gets you one true fan.

Start small. Show up every day. Keep refining your craft. Take risks and get uncomfortable.

And most importantly:

“Embrace feedback as a gift.” — Seth Godin

Repeat these steps for days, months, and years, and you’ll become the person you aspire to be.

Justin Jackson

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Originally published at on December 13, 2016.