As Mark Twain said, the future interests me- I'm going to send the rest of my life there.
So it makes sense to prepare for our future today.
Admiral William H McRaven ensured he owned his future by making his bed in the morning (A very simple quick but powerful read by the way). Or check out the video below:
So big things do happen thanks to small decisions. If you are interested by the future, it makes sense to take stock of your present and work to make your present better, the future will take care of itself!