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The Most Difficult Thing Is the Decision to Act

. . . . the rest is merely tenacity” – Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Being the first to “do something” is difficult.  What will people think, what will their perception of me be if I: take a risk, speak up, challenge the process.   Why is it so difficult for us to “ACT”.

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” Leonardo Da Vinci

But taking action can be difficult and hard. And so it’s easy to wind up in Lazyville or Procrastinationland a lot. How can you break out of such behaviour and develop a behaviour of taking more action?

Here are 10 tips that you’ll hopefully find useful.

  1. Reconnect with the present moment
  2. Be accountable to others
  3. Be accountable to yourself
  4. Lighten Up
  5. Use a Limited To-Do List
  6. Choose instead of Should
  7. Be enthusiastic
  8. Start Small
  9. Just DO IT

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