“Everything great in leadership begins in the unseen places, like gigantic oak trees developing from an acorn sprouting in the darkness of the dirt.” — one of my mentors, reminding me to work on the inner game to harvest visible success.
If you want to achieve greatness, begin with what others do not see. Be competitive with yourself in the deep things so that you don’t need to be competitive with others in shallow things.
In the wish-it-weren’t-so category: You can’t improve what you don’t measure. You must keep score in some way which allows you to monitor progress.
Your inner scorecard is about things only you can see, and require self-discipline to execute.
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