Design a process

The way I can achieve the outcomes I dream of is by having a process that guides me in the right direction. If I Measure output, not outcomes as following my process I have already done the hardest part.

This does not mean I will let it be up to chance whether or not I reach my dreams. I have to Always be shipping redesigns of my process that guide me towards the right outcomes.

People have put this many different ways:

  • The journey is the goal
  • Act like the person you want to be in the future, today
  • Habits define a person

It’s all the same core idea. Have a good process, and work it. Every day.

The way Steven Pressfield phrased it in “The war of art” is that the differentiating factor between a professional and an amateur is that professionals sit down every day and work their process, no matter what.