The power of discipline and compounding Effects.
It’s not the big things that’s add up in the end, it’s the hundreds, thousands or millions of little things that separate the ordinary from the extraordinary.
To be one stroke better requires countless little things, the power of little things adding up is huge.
When we choose to make smallest course of corrections consistently and everyday, Over time, we will begin to see amazing results. Weather it is sports or life, the power of discipline and compounding efforts can have 10 times rewards.
But don’t expect immediate results, small and tiny courses of Correction may be invisible and may be hard to measure, and Chances are higher that no one’s going to notice anything, there will be no applause, no once’s going to send you a congratulations card or trophy for these disciplines.
It is the little disciplines that pay of over time and it’s compounding effect will result in exceptional results at the end..
A horse wins by a nose, but gets 10 times the prize money. Is the horse 10 times faster ? No, just little bit better.
But it was those extra laps around the track, the extra discipline in the horse nutrition, or the extra work by the jockey that made the results slight bit better with compounded rewards.
After hundreds of tournaments played and thousands of strokes tailed, the difference between No #1 golfer and the No #10 golfer is an average of only 1.9 strokes, But the difference in prize money is five times (over $10 Million versus $2 million) !
The number one golfer isn’t five times better, not even 50 percent or even 10 percent better. In fact, the difference between his average score is only 2.7 percent better. Yet the results are five times greater!
To be one stroke better requires countless little things, the power of little things adding up is huge. It’s not the big things that’s add up in the end, it’s the hundreds, thousands or millions of little things that separate the ordinary from the extraordinary.
Reference: The Compound Effects by Darren Hardy. (The unsung and unseen hero) one of the best book to read ..