Concentrate on the present; do not allow anxiety to rule your life.
The best possible way to prepare for long-term success is to focus on the present. Worrying about the future can cause you to lose out on success.
- Focus on the present.
Focus your resources on doing today’s work well—it is the only way for you to prepare for the future. Imagine your life as a “day-tight compartment,” i.e., take things on a day-to-day basis.
- Do not overlook planning and preparing for the future.
You absolutely should plan for the future, but do not allow yourself to get anxious about it.
- Do not worry about the what-ifs.
Instead, take a step back, relax, and plan your future in a logical, constructive manner.
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