Leadership with heart, mind, and soul

Making Something Out of Molehills

Added on by Sam Davidson.

We've been told to not make mountains out of molehills, to not turn a small problem into a big one.

But mountains are often the only things worth climbing. After all, it was George Mallory who said, when asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, "Because it's there."

The trick, then, isn't to make a mountain out of a molehill, be discouraged by your newly created mountain's height, and walk away. The trick is to make all the mountains you want if you're willing to climb them.

Then, once on the other side, you can look back at what you did with a sense of accomplishment and turn that molehill/mountain into a monument.