Consistency means the commitment of performing or behaving in a steadfast way. Consistency often require focus, strong nature and is usually viewed as a positive social trait. The individual that stays consistent are mostly seen as stable, rational and trustable.
The power of consistency simply affirm that little things performed repeatedly over a long term will lead to big changes.
- When you want to get in a great shape, you workout everyday.
- When you want to be good at makeup, you keep practising.
If you are building a startup or growing an existing business, you have to work on it everyday and continuously focus on the result you want to achieve.
Here are some pinpoints you might want to know about consistency.
There’s no such thing as perfect consistency
No human in this planet is 100% consistent. We’re going to fail sometimes, so don’t be too hard beating up yourself.
What’s important is getting your feet back on track and work yourself up again.
Consistency creates momentum
It won’t come quick but you can rest assured that the momentum will be here as long as consistency is committed. Momentum sparks big growth accumulated over a series of successful tasks in a period of time.
Momentum in business brings things forward, boost employees’ confidence, build customers’ trust and better company performance.
Consistency shapes identity
If you are behaving in a similar manner everyday, it tends to become habits which eventually promote identity.
Imagine if your business constantly produces great products or have a habits of providing great after-sales services, how will people identify your brand?
Consistency promotes efficiency
It’s better to practise piano one hour a day than 7 hours once a week.
Working on small tasks consistently is far more efficient than doing a lot of works inconsistently. You will find it much easier to understand things one at a time while doing it frequently rather than doing them all at once.
What do you think?
Being consistent could be hard at first but once you implement it in your daily routine, you’ll find it easier overtime. However, in order to be truly consistent, you need to love the job and committed to the process.
What’s your thought about consistency? Let us know by leaving a comment below.
Wahidin Wong is a digital marketer at Adkomu.com and an editor at Tobeeko.com. He is also a jazz and bossa lover.