Essay on “Early Bird Catches the Worm”
However, they have to put in a lot of effort and energy to figure out the solution to do the same work at the last possible moment and that too in haste, many times ruining the effort. Moreover the quality of work also decreases if the task is done in a hurry. Therefore, it is often advised to start early and do the work as soon as possible. Leaving the work for the last minute often piles up all the work, increasing the work load and ultimately results in failure to complete it.
If you look into the lives of all the great people ever born one trait is common among them all – they were all very punctual. Never did they postpone something that can be done then. Take for example Tim Cook, CEO of Apple. Cook wakes up unfailingly at 4:30 every morning and starts with reading company e-mails and working out in gym.
This proverb Early Bird catches the Worm was first encountered in John Ray’s A Collection of English Proverbs. The meaning of the proverb is clear – You snooze, you lose, that is, if a bird starts to search for food early, it catches the worm soon not repenting afterwards. Similarly if we start to work as soon as possible we will never be in trouble in the last possible moments. This is true in every sphere and every phase of life, be it studies or be it business or projects or even the government. There are numerous benefits of taking a head start. One doesn’t have to worry about the deadline of the job and he can explore the task at hand better.
So here is a word of advice for everyone, the early you start the better are the chances of completing the job.So, be a go-getter and start practicing this trait in your everyday lives. You will find yourselves surprisingly in a win-win situation at the end of the day.