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You've probably heard the phrase: "Fake it ‘til you make it."
I agree with this advice but with one caveat: Don’t fake the superficial stuff. Fake the meaningful stuff.
Don’t fake the money.
Don’t fake the accomplishments.
Don’t fake the ego.
This is a horrible waste of time and energy and it gets you nowhere. Instead...
Fake the consistency.
Fake the work ethic.
Fake the action.
For many things in life, pretending is just as good as the real thing. In fact, for some things the difference is indistinguishable…