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The Profound Power of Consistency

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  • It can be as simple as going for a walk or meditating for 2 minutes.
  • It can be as hardcore as writing 1000 words a day or going for a 5-mile run.

1. Inconsistency Squanders Your Creative Potential

  • By the time Ryan Holiday submits a manuscript for one book, he’s usually submitted a proposal and sold the next one. Consistency has enabled him to write 3 books in 3 years.
  • Seth Godin has published a blog post every day for more than 10 years. The results of his consistency speak for themselves.
  • We release new episodes of the Unmistakable Creative every Monday and Wednesday and we have for more than 5 years. Barring a natural disaster, World War 3, or my death, there’s always an episode.

1. Consistency Creates Momentum

  • This is why it’s more effective to write 200 words every day than it is to write 1000 words once a week
  • This is why we’re better off practicing an instrument for 15 minutes every day than we are an hour once a week.

2. Consistency Increases Your Willpower

3. Consistency Helps Turn Habits into a Part of Your Identity

4. Consistency Amplifies Skill Level

5. The Myth of Superhuman Discipline

If you want to change your life, start by changing your behavior, and make the new behavior something you follow through on consistently.

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