Action produces momentum

Action produces momentum

Another great quote from James Clear:

"Motivation often comes after starting, not before. Action produces momentum."

One of the greatest obstacles to cleaning up data, or choosing a new AMS, or establishing good business processes (or absolutely anything else) is getting started.

And the best way to get started is to just start. For example, if you've got a big data clean-up project in front of you, pick just one thing to review and clean (I typically suggest the board of directors and all committees). The simple act of getting started may give you just the momentum you need to keep cleaning!

Remember, the way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time!

Action produces momentum!

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