It’s okay to dream big, it’s okay to aim high, it’s okay to have big goals and aspirations, however, don’t wait endlessly for that big opportunity to come by without doing anything – rather, you should take small but steady steps to success each day – Mr. Kobi
A lot of our style conscious readers already know that in addition to the style teachings we dish out weekly on MR KOACHMAN on how to upgrade your personal style and maintain an attractive and positive image at all times, we also love to inspire you every now and then to believe in yourself, do what you love and achieve high quality living and success in life.
And that’s what today’s article is all about – to inspire you to take steady but sure steps to success.
If you are already starting to get discouraged whether your 2017 Goals are really going to be achieved, I’m here to tell you that it’s not too late and also to give you a new perspective on how you should go about achieving your goals by taking little steps and being consistent.
We all have these big goals to attain a rich and meaningful life overnight, but there really isn’t anything like an “overnight success”. Great achievements take time and truthfully, nothing good comes easy.
So you need to decide first what you want and write down your vision. After this, start small, work really hard, be steady and consistent about it, have faith, pray hard, and keep going despite any obstacles you might encounter. Someday, before you even know it, you are going to wake up and realize a big breakthrough and guess what? It’s going to be even bigger than you had earlier conceived.
All the hard work, sacrifices, sleepless nights, struggles, downfalls – will all pay off and to everyone else, it will look like an overnight success. But to you, you will look back and then you will be able to connect the dot. You will realize that this big breakthrough only happened, ‘cos you were focused and more importantly because you took small but steady steps to success.
It doesn’t matter how slowly you go so as long as you do not stop. Here are 10 quotes to inspire you to take steady but sure steps to success each day.
Also Read: 7 Sure Steps to Personal Success
15 QUOTES TO HELP YOU TAKE STEADY BUT SURE STEPS TO SUCCESS EACH DAY
1: “Big things have small beginnings” – Prometheus
2: “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in day out.” – Robert Collier
3: “You need to be content with small steps. That’s all life is. Small steps that you take every day so when you look back down the road it all adds up and you know you covered some distance. It took me a long time to accept that, but it’s true. You need to have patience.” – Katie Kacvinsky
4: “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant. If you are truly consistent in your work, it’s just a matter of time before you reap the rewards.” – Unknown
5: “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment” – Oprah Winfrey
OVERNIGHT SUCCESS IS A MYTH
6: “I start early, and I stay late, day after day, year after year, it took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success” – Lionel Messi
7: “Some say I’m an overnight success. Well, that was a very long light that lasted about 10 years. But while I now feel the pressure, having had books that have been very successful, I just know I have to concentrate on writing for myself. I can’t worry about genres or markets or what might be commercial or not. That never works.” – Kate Morton
8: “Success doesn’t happen overnight. Keep your eye on the prize and don’t look back” – Erin Andrews
9: “Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” – Biz Stone.
10: “There are no quick wins in business – it takes years to become an overnight success” – Richard Branson
BREAK YOUR BIG PLANS INTO SMALL STEPS
11: “The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance – and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning” – Oprah Winfrey
12: “The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks and then starting on the first one” – Mark Twain
13: “Have a bias toward action – let’s see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.” – Indira Gandhi
14: “I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.” – Helen Keller
15: “Create some positive momentum for yourself. Line up the little things in your favor and you’ll see the big things start to go your way. Inch forward every chance you get, and those inches will soon add up to put you miles and miles ahead.” – Ralph Marston
Having read this, I know a lot of you are already pumped up and inspired to take steady and consistent steps to success. The road won’t always be rosy I promise you, but as the successful billionaire, Jack Ma said –
No matter how tough the chase is, you should always have the dream you saw on the first day. It’ll keep you motivated and rescue you (from any weak thoughts) – Jack Ma
Never give up on your dreams. Always stay in touch with your “impossible dreams” and it will become possible someday.
Personally, I follow my heart, I follow my passion, I dream big, I take little but steady steps towards my goals and I never give up on my aspirations no matter what. And guess what? I ALWAYS conquer them all eventually!
Thanks for reading, I hope this inspires you all. Please share with your friends and let’s inspire one another. Which of these quotes did you like the best? Let me know in the comment below.
Yours in Style,
Kobi O. Mbagwu [Mr. Kobi]
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