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Why Wait to Be Great? by Terry Hawkins

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Chapter 14Transition Time

Change is not achieved without inconvenience,even from worse to better.

RICHARD HOOKER, SIXTEENTH-CENTURYTHEOLOGIAN

I love that saying because I think many of us expect change to be a lot easier than it is, especially when we’re right in the middle of it. We make these grand changes to our life, thinking they’re for the better, and quite often our life gets worse or more uncomfortable, even painful, before it starts to improve. Many people don’t achieve long-term success but keep returning to the Pit in large part because they don’t ride out the transition time — the period from the old behaviors or patterns to the new ones that are forming.

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