He: I am just not able to move ahead.
Me: What is happening within? What is stopping you?
He: Don't know for sure, but others are doing so well, wonder how.
Me: What do you think worked?
He: They had a lot of talent and resources for sure.
Me: You said you had been a teacher for 15 years?
He: 14 Years, up till class 8.
Me: Such a selfless profession, the number of lives you would have impacted would be unimaginable.
He: Yes, very fulfilling.
Me: So all your students have been at the same level when they started?
He: No, they were all unique. A lot of them needed personal attention.
Me: And what was your strategy to help them? Finish with their learning in a day?
He: What? No, its always one step at a time I used to take with them. The first one required the most effort.
Me: And that worked?
He: Most of the times, yes. For them, it was a step forward.
Me: And can that be applied to adults? One step at a time, starting with the first one.
Me: Do you think most people started somewhere, with that first step?
Me: So what is going to be your first step?
Law of inertia also applies to Human Behaviour. The first step is the most difficult one. Take that first step today.
Enhance your availability.