7 Best Articles on Consistency
The most useful articles on consistency from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Consistency Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on consistency by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- The Rule of Compounding: Why Small Steps Lead to Big Gains
- I interviewed hundreds of people in search of the perfect routine. I realised there isn’t one
- Why is it so hard to stay consistent?
- Uncommon Discipline
- 5 Boring Ways to Become More Creative
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The Rule of Compounding: Why Small Steps Lead to Big Gains
What Warren Buffet's $300,000 haircut can teach us about success, compounding, and sustainable well-being. Consistency is the key.
«the law of compounding gains, which goes something like this: small investments made consistently over time build upon themselves and, eventually, amount to something big.»
Why is it so hard to stay consistent?
I’m planning to write more, to publish, maybe daily and it has me thinking about the topic of consistency. So maybe you want to write more too, or study more, or get to the gym, or prioritize…
«Anyone can publish every day if they decide to let what they publish be imperfect. As Seth Godin says, “show me all of your bad writing.”»
I interviewed hundreds of people in search of the perfect routine. I realised there isn’t one
In our pursuit of improvement, we’re often told consistency is key. But obsessing over productivity means ignoring how our days vary – and how we vary within them
«When we recognise there will be inevitable distractions, curveballs, and interruptions, we can be better placed to work with them.»
Extraordinary results come from ordinary people with uncommon discipline.
«this is one of our best episodes ever. We explore the drama triangle, the power of the whole body yes»
Consistency Is Key: Improve By 0.1% Every Day
We only control our own actions and mindset. So if you want to be productive, the most important thing is consistency.
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on consistency.
5 Boring Ways to Become More Creative
Creative people are anything but boring, but the creative process itself involves a lot of mundane work and boring consistency.
Mental Model: Commitment and Consistency Bias
One of the most powerful biases that causes us to act contrary to our own interest is the bias toward commitment and consistency. Let's check it out.
We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Consistency, including:
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