Small change adds up.
When I was a schoolchild, I had a huge glass jar (think two feet high), which I filled with small change. Later, I broke it open and was amazed to see that my nickels and dimes had added up to big bucks!
I learned an important lesson from this: small things can make a difference.
The metaphor of small change can be applied to other lifestyle changes, not just to piggy banks.
The best way to implement new habits or personal goals is by making small changes in your own behavior.
And the best way to influence others is to change yourself.
Watch this one-minute clip and be inspired to make a small change in your world.
Douglas Goldstein, co-author of Rich As A King: How the Wisdom of Chess Can Make You A Grandmaster of Investing, is an avid chess player, international investment advisor, and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®).