Don’t wait 12 years. Please.
Please don’t wait 12 years.
It will be too late.
Seth Godin has a habit of writing a few sentences that hit home. Did I mention he writes Every Single Day? 😉
Twelve years from now, your future self is going to thank you for something you did today, for an asset you began to build, a habit you formed, a seed you planted.
Even if you’re not sure of where it will lead, today’s the day to begin. — Seth Godin, from his blog
I waited 10 years. Here’s a quick timeline:
- 2004: wrote a book,
- 2014: wrote next book.
What happened in between? Easy: nothing.
What’s most interesting about Seth’s post is this part:
your future self is going to thank you
We’re not talking about:
- The press,
- The Oscars,
- Your kids,
- Your spouse,
- Your fans,
- Your worldwide tour promoter.
We’re talking about:
- Your future self
- thanking you (that is, your present self).
It’s so simple. So powerful. So hard.
Yet so easy.
It begins with the first step.
In an absolutely blatant act of self-promotion, have a look at this:
What are you waiting for?
Please don’t wait 12 years. Your future self will thank your current self.