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One of my favorite writers is Ralph Waldo Emerson. He was born in Boston in 1803 and graduated from Harvard in 1821. Although born more than two centuries ago his published works have certainly inspired and changed the lives of millions of people throughout the world.
Do you ever think about the difference between mediocrity and greatness? It’s likely not near as much as you might think. It really takes very little to make a big difference in the outcome of your labors.
Do you ever wish you were born with more patience? Are you embroiled in the daily pressure cooker of life made worse from the feeling being impatient? Impatience exacerbates work-life stress. It helps destroy our inner peace and calm with anger and frustration.
There are scores of books and numerous articles written on this subject by people with far more credentials than I possess; however, maybe we shouldn’t over think this conundrum which might allow us to come up with a fairly simple answer.