It’s been just under 2 months since my last post. I have no excuse for my neglect, but today is a new day so here we go.
I was reading a blog post a few days ago written by my friend Amy Dallis called The Secret of Micro Movements. (Amy, her daughter Carissa and her husband Tom write a blog called Creative Crosswalk that’s well worth your time.)
Amy’s comments in that blog post reminded me of a Monday Morning Memo by Roy H. Williams from over 10 years ago. It’s called Exponential Little Bits.
Both of these point out one simple fact. If you take even a tiny step toward the goal you are trying to reach, every day, you will be amazed at the kind of progress you make. Not tomorrow. Not even next week. But stick with it, making those little steps day after day and before long you’ll look back and realize you’re much further along toward your goal than you thought you ever could be.
I am taking this advice to heart. Starting today.
No matter how well things are going right now, change happens. Things that are hot as can be, eventually cool. Clients leave. Or go out of business. Or get bought out by some company with whom you don’t have a relationship. The landscape of the voiceover world continues to shift. Which means that if you stop making progress toward your goals, stop cultivating new clients, just coast for a little while … things can get very tough, very quickly.
But they don’t have to. With the power of micro movements, or if you prefer, exponential little bits, coupled with persistence progress is closer than you think.