Tuesday, 19 April 2011

The key to clear thinking (Part 2 of 6)


Ambitious goals require sustained effort, often over a period of decades. Reducing complex strategies to simple formulas motivates us to attain intermediate targets.

Happiness is the result of preceding actions that generate slow incremental progress. Sharp thinkers look, at the same time, far into the future and close into the present.

There is no way of escaping the requirement of clarity. Talking about forthcoming achievements becomes irrelevant if we are unable to define what we need to do today.

The feasibility of long-term ambitions depends on man's ability to reduce them to sequential steps.

To be continued in the next post.

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

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