From this point, your strategy is to make everyone else get on your level, you’re not going down to theirs. You’re not competing with anyone else, ever again. They’re going to have to compete with you. From now on, the end result is all that matters.

Tim Grover

Sharpen the Saw

20 practices of work/life balance and self-renewal

Imagine you are travelling through the woods and happen upon a wood cutter who is struggling to cut down a tree.

You notice the wood cutter is busy sawing away without much progress.

“How long have you been at this?” you ask.