A writer once told me this.
When writing his book, he made a promise to keep a streak going.
This meant writing on both the good days and the bad ones.
“How do you keep it going on a bad day?” I asked.
This is what I learned.
On bad days we just write a single sentence. Sometimes life gets busy. Sometimes your family needs more of your time and attention.
Nonetheless, a single sentence is do-able.
A single sentence keeps the book writing.
A single sentence makes more progress than no sentence at all.
I don’t even remember his name but that 3 minute conversation changed me.
When we seek to do something ambitious, there’s a high chance that the project will need a lot of work.
If we break down a lot of work into little tiny steps over time, suddenly it becomes easier to do.