Preparation and diligently showing up time after time, day after day and hour after hour can make magic happen. 

The results of your diligence can come as shock.

Diligence requires you to focus on the micro steps to reach your ambitions. This can keep your eyes fixed on execution.

This does not mean you are neglecting the strategic path you are on its just not filling your vision for some time. Then bam. You reach a milestone or objective and your strategic aims come rushing back into view. 

In this way preparation, planning, hardwork and diligence creates the magic of achievement and progress.