Can you think of an overnight success? So often we hear this phrase. The media uses it for companies, actors, musicians. But is this true? Are these people and organizations really overnight successes?
Usually they’re not. Rather they’ve worked super hard for several years and benefited from a little concept called compounding interest. Compounding interest is really a banking term that explains how money grows exponentially over time. In other words, the small daily contributions will eventually grow into a large sum.
This concept extends beyond money and into all other areas of life. As it pertains to the medical field, becoming the best doctor possible is a step wise process. It’s a real grind that at times feels extremely unrewarding. Social media has trained us to desire immediate gratification. Put up a post and get a like. It’s kind of like the mouse pushing the button and getting the cheese.
My message to you today is simple….let your efforts compound on themselves. The hour of work you put in today will one day be worth a medical degree. Value every minute. They all matter! The power of compounding is among the strongest as it pertains to ultimate success. So those days and nights when you can’t make sense of why you’re studying an esoteric subject….just remember that it’s all part of your compounding effort to reach your pinnacle of success.
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