Real growth is boring

It’s a lot of fun to start a race, start reading a book, start a blog, start a band, start a diet, and start a job. Then comes the remaining 99.5% of the work: it’s dull, tedious, long, and slow.

Real growth is boring. If you are bored, and work seems uneventful, you’re probably making progress. If, on the other hand, you’re addicted to the “start,” you’ll never get very far.

Learn to appreciate the boring growth periods.