# #454 90% Done?

## Paulo Coelho Says: Consider Yourself Halfway There

Paulo Coelho says: “To avoid falling into treacherous traps, it is best to consider that you have covered half your journey only when you have walked ninety percent of the road.”

That’s some solid wisdom.

Think you’re 90% done?

Consider yourself halfway there.

Hah.

Seriously.

We ALL know that it pretty much ALWAYS (!) takes twice as long (and costs twice as much) as we think it will to do pretty much anything.

So, let’s add this adage to our wisdom treasure chest.

“To avoid falling into treacherous traps, it is best to consider that you have covered half your journey only when you have walked ninety percent of the road.”

Today’s +1.

Working on a project?

How far along do you think you are?

Would it be wise to run it through our Treacherous Trap Avoidance Calculator™?

Step 1. How far along do you think you are: ______ %

Step 2. Multiply that by .55

Step 3. Arrive at how far you really are from your destination: ______ % 🤓

Once again: 90% done? Congrats on being halfway there!

Enjoy the rest of your journey.

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