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Always Do Your Best With What You Have

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“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”- Arthur Ashe

The time is never right to do anything. Always do your best with what you have, where you are. If your best is not enough, ask for more. Yes, ask for more. Why is that? Because the more you do, the more you will get. It does not happen always, but it is better than asking for less. Don’t ask for less. If you do, it will shrink you. It will shrink your dreams, your goals.

When it comes to asking for more, I am not saying you should take on more things than you can handle. That is not my point. My point is: “Do not waste your time waiting for the perfect time.” It will never come.

Doing your best means you know what you can do, where you are, what you have, and where you are going. It also means that you recognize your weaknesses, but you don’t focus on them. Instead, you focus on using your strengths to change your life, to give your best, to be your best, to love, to live your life, to connect with your passion, and to believe in yourself.

If you have given your best, then expect the best. You get what you expect, but not without doing your own part. Not without taking action to change things. Don’t be scared to take action. Use what you have to take action to change your life. Only action can cure laziness, fear, and procrastination. Take it!

Success Does Not Happen Overnight.

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“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”- Robert Collier, self-help author

Success doesn’t happen overnight. Success doesn’t happen by accident. Success goes to those who are ready to receive it. Success slides away from those who are not ready. If you want to be successful, you must take everything you do seriously. You must not take anything for granted.

It is the little things that you do every day that will bring success to you. For example, if you want to be a writer, you start to write every day. In one year, you will have written more than three hundred pages of manuscript. If you want to learn how to be a great presenter, start to practice how to communicate every day. In a year or two, you will become an expert presenter.

The message here is: “It takes time to be successful. Success takes preparation. A lot of them. Success comes from the little, special things you do every day.”

Whatever you want to do, start today. Start now!