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Success is high on the menu of everybody. Consistency is essential for that. A skill to be analysed and allocated its imperative role in personal and company growth.


What is the definition of consistency? The ability to remain the same in behaviourattitudes, or qualities. (Macmillan Dictionary) The quality of always behaving or performing in a similar way, or of always happening in a similar way. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Importance of consistency

Consistency is the key to success. It leads to habits. Habits form the actions we take every day. Action leads to success. As Anthony Robbins said: “It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It’s what we do consistently.” Srdjan Coric

It always seems to happen the same way. You start a new habit. It is a great habit. It is making your day better. In fact, it seems like it will improve your life. If only you could remain consistent. It is the thing that stands between us and achieving the goals (success) we talk about wanting so much. Essence Revealed


Nothing is more effective than consistency when it comes to making your company, or your performance, stand out. In a sense, it underlines the message you want to convey to stakeholders and customers regarding your ability to regularly (consistently) achieve goals and objectives. In short, it is the habit that leads to successful projects. Peter Landau

There is just one ingredient that goes into success that is more important than anything else. And that ingredient comes in the form of consistencyAdam Sicinski

It flags success and prosperity

Success is not about talent or luck. It is about consistency. To master anything in life takes showing up and practicing. A lot. It is a marathon, not a quick run around the neighbourhood. So, no matter how many times you need to practice, do it. If you truly want it, the practice will be that important to you.

While we hear of success stories that happen overnight, most success stories are not. They are the result of blood, sweat, and tears. And consistency. In the grand cake recipe of life, you need that dash of consistency. Angela Kunschmann

Consistency convictions

Are you stopping short of the finish line? Remember it is the difference between failure and success and here are 5 reasons why:

1. allows for measurement.

2. creates accountability.

3. establishes your reputation.

4. makes you relevant.

5. maintains your message.

Strive to be consistent in your efforts! Eric Holtzclaw

Also, 3 simple reasons why that leads to success:

A. provides real substance.

B. it creates discipline.

C. Discipline creates success. Nayadee Wilson

Contribution to success

How does consistency contribute to success?

A. takes the pressure off

B. allows you to learn

C. helps you outwork the competition

D. allows you to develop passions



“I told him that there is only one way he’ll be able to achieve the goals (be successful) he seeks in life: through consistency.” Jessie J. Smith

“Success is not always about greatness. It is about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” Dwayne Johnson

“In any team sport, the best teams have consistency and chemistry.” Roger Staubach

“I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at time. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and lows.” Drew Barrymore

“Getting an audience is hard. Sustaining an audience is hard. It demands a consistency of thought, of purpose and of action over a long period of time.” Bruce Springsteen

“People like consistency. Whether it is a store or a restaurant, they want to come in and see what you are famous for.” Millard Drexler

“It’s very easy to make a viral video, but longevity and consistency, that is hard.” Michelle Phan

More testimonies…

“Anyone that has a job that takes them away from home, I think, can understand the difficulties in maintaining consistency, not only with your family and those you love but with your friends.” Heath Ledger

“What makes a publishing house great? The easy answer is the consistency with which it produces books of value over a lengthy period of time.” Robert Gottlieb

Leadership guru John Maxwell said: “Small disciplines repeated with consistency everyday lead to great achievements gained slowly over time. It is especially important in business.”

“Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying basic fundamentals.” E. James Rohn

“Consistency will not only take you places, but give you lessons that will shape you strongly and build you differently, to achieving the best at your strategic plans.” Aisha S. Kingu

“It is not perfection we seek, for perfection is impossible. It is instead consistency.” Brandon Sanderson, Oathbringer

“If you are aiming at the top, consistency is the name of the game.”  Olawale Daniel

“Remember the surest path to success is to be consistent with mundane but necessary tasks.” Dr Tina

“Success is the progressive (consistent) realization of a worthy ideal.”  Earl Nightingale.