Consistency Versus Intensity.

John Guerrero
3 min readSep 19, 2022


If you have to choose one, choose consistency.

Sustained effort over time. The tortoise wins the race.

Boring consistency always wins the race.

Novelist James Patterson writes every day for about three hours. Sometimes with an outline to guide him. Sometimes not. But it’s three hours.

Success is not a destination that can be reached overnight. It’s the result of years of hard work and consistency. You have to be willing to put in the effort day in and day out if you want to achieve your goals. And while there will be days when you don’t feel like working, you have to push through and continue doing what you’re supposed to be doing. Only then will you be able to reach the level of success you’re striving for!

The power of consistency is key to success.

It’s what allows you to put in the hard work day after day, despite the obstacles and setbacks you may face. It’s what keeps you going when you don’t feel like doing anything at all. And it’s what ultimately leads to success.

When it comes to achieving your goals, there’s no room for complacency. You have to be willing to do whatever it takes and consistently put in the effort, day after day. There will be times when you feel like giving up, but don’t let that get in the way of your success. Remember, Rome wasn’t built in a day! Obstacles are a natural part of the journey to success, so learn how to deal with them and keep moving forward.

It’s important to stay motivated throughout your journey.

There are many ways to do this. Find something that inspires you and keep reminding yourself why you want to achieve your goals. Surround yourself with positive people who will support your efforts and help keep you motivated. Stay focused on your end goal and don’t get discouraged by the bumps in the road. With hard work and consistency, you will reach your goals!

People often give up on their dreams because they don’t see any progress and get discouraged. But if you want to be successful, you have to keep going no matter what.

Here are a few tips on how to stay motivated throughout your journey:

  1. Set realistic goals and make a plan of action. If you don’t have a goal, you won’t know what you’re working towards. And without a plan of action, you won’t know how to achieve your goal. So sit down and figure out what you want to achieve, and then create a step-by-step roadmap on how to get there.
  2. Find a role model or mentor. The best way to learn is by example. Find someone who has achieved the level of success you want to reach, and model your behavior after theirs. Not only will this help you achieve your goals faster, but you’ll also learn from their mistakes so you don’t make them yourself.
  3. Stay positive and focused. It’s easy to get down on yourself when things aren’t going your way, but that’s not going to help anything. Instead, stay positive and focused on your goal. Remind yourself why it’s important to you and why you’re worth the effort. And if you ever start feeling unmotivated, take a break and come back stronger than before.

So if you want to be successful, it’s time to start being consistent- even when it feels boring. But don’t worry, that doesn’t mean you have to be a bore! Just take your big goals and chunk them down into smaller, more manageable tasks so you can consistently work towards your success. Thanks for reading!



John Guerrero

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