We enjoy the process far more than the proceeds

“We enjoy the process far more than the proceeds.”

—Warren Buffett, American businessman, investor, and philanthropist

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What are your favorite vocational and avocational activities?

Take a look at how engaged and happy you are in these moments. Which of these pursuits produce tangible results, and how long does the feeling of satisfaction last?

When we focus solely on the end results of our efforts we often skip over the process of getting there.

It’s as if a helicopter dropped you on the top of a mountain to take in the view without the sense of accomplishment of making the climb.

EXERCISE:

Where in your life would greater attention to the process make the proceeds of your efforts even more rewarding?