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To Do Big Things, Take on Microprojects

The power of consistently creating small bits of work

A young man sets up his camera and tripod on his couch. His dog is on the couch looking at him hold his camera.

AAuthor Seth Godin writes a blog post every day. Karen X. Cheng, the founder of the creative agency Waffle, danced every day for a year — at work, at bus stops, in line at the grocery store. Kanye West, before he won dozens of Grammys, made five beats a day for three summers.