If You Want to Succeed, You Have to Keep Showing Up

Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog on the topic of showing up to help you succeed.

Meg Dowell Writes

Rise and grind.

A lot of people hate that hashtag, and the philosophy that’s attached to it.

But it has merit, if you think about it. Basically: “Work hard until it’s worth it.”

If I’ve learned anything this year, it’s that hard work, consistency, and a stubborn refusal to quit actually all do pay off. It just takes a really, really long time to see those benefits.

Let me give you some examples, from my personal/professional experiences this year.

During the first half of NaNoWriMo, I made 13 videos about writing, for fun. Why not?

I gained exactly 1 subscriber during that time.

For the record, subscriber count doesn’t matter to me. I just like making stuff and that stuff is there for whoever wants to watch it.

This is just an example that I hope shows what “the grind” looks like. It’s slow. Very slow.

Look at the ratio…

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