Do What You Can

“It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little – do what you can.” Sydney Smith

We all have dreams. We also all have lives. Lives full of interruptions, distractions, obligations, and responsibilities.

How are we expected to make time for growth when some days it’s all we can do to keep our heads above water?

When it comes to investing in professional development, it’s easy to fall into the trap of doing nothing because we don’t have time to do it all.

128 Tips to Make You a More Effective Leader is all about - practical application. So what if “a little” is all you can do? Maybe “a little” is all that you need. Sixty seconds is all it takes to make changes that matter. It’s rarely the big broad sweeping changes we make that create the most profound difference.

It’s the baby steps we take, shifting our behavior and putting sustainable habits in place that create the most profound

changes. Do what you can, a little today, a little tomorrow…and eventually you will find yourself doing things you couldn’t before.

The only way to move a one spoonful at a time.