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10 Essential Tips To Finish What You Start
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Be selective

When you start on a project, make sure it is something you are passionate about and you want to see through.

If you aren’t sure that this is something you really want to do, try it out on a s...

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Estimate the resources you need

It doesn’t have to be exhaustive. Just a quick outline will help. The point is to have something that guides you.

Do a quick plan on how much time and effort this idea will take, so you ...

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Budget your time and energy

Good planning of resources help you plan out your energy and expectations. 

So plan out your time and resources accordingly and integrate them into your schedule/to-do list. Block out ti...

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Quit being a perfectionist

  • Break the task into many little steps, then focus on one part at the time. If you still put it off after breaking it down, then break it down even further into mini pieces. 
  • Give ...

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Commit to it

Once you start, commit to it. Whatever you have planned, do them. Give yourself the option to exit a project if it’s really not in line with your vision, but otherwise, hold yourself to your word.

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Connect with your end vision

To avoid losing the enthusiasm you had at the beginning, bring back your end vision in sight.

Surround yourself with anything that’s reminds you of your end goal, such as your vision board, p...

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The path of enjoyment

The path of highest enjoyment means doing what makes you feel happiest at the moment. 

When you do so, you automatically become productive in your work.

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Track your progress

Tracking your progress helps you understand how you’re doing and gives you a target to reach. This makes it easier to keep up with your momentum.

It makes you accountable to your goal and hel...

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Celebrate your accomplishments

 Celebrate the process, the resting, the doing, the completion, everything. Take the opportunity to recharge and regroup. 

When you’re ready, continue on to with what you’re doing.

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Don’t force it

Give yourself the permission to drop what you’re doing if it’s not working out, and you might just find many new things coming your way straight after that.

Trying to hold on to what you’ve d...

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Negative news will slowly bring you down, eventually draining your energy and leaving you unmotivated.

Try to keep your distance from people who complain a lot and from media that promotes negative news.

Fear Of Failure

Many see failure as proof that our effort meant nothing. But failure is a feedback system and gives you the opportunity to fix things, reflect, and grow for the next time.

When you fail, take a step back, look at the events that led to it, try to find the lesson in the failure and act upon it.

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Where you see yourself in 5 years

Where you see yourself in 5 years

A regular job-interviewing question is where you see yourself in 5 years.

The purpose of this question is to see if you would like to stay at the company for many years. Bringing on new emp...

Too Much Focus on the Future

The "Where do you see yourself in 5 years" question is about the interviewer wanting to see if you can draw a straight line from the future back to the present. A two-part answer works well.

  • " I want this particular job..." reinforces your desire for the position.
  • In part two, explain your future plans "... because it will help ..."

What Career Path the Company Offers

You should answer the question honestly, but your answer should also reflect the research you put into the company.

Find out what training programs are offered through the firm while holding down your full-time job. Mention your goal to grow your skills, and you'll impress your interviewer with your future-focused desires.

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The Meeting Agenda

The Meeting Agenda

Normally managers put an emphasis on having a written meeting agenda prior to a meeting.

Research shows that having an agenda is of no relevance, and what's important is how the leader fa...

A Question-Based Approach

By having a question-based approach as opposed to topics, participants begin to think and act differently, marching towards the true intent of the being together, with intention.

    Specific and Challenging Questions

    Agenda questions can be molded to be like goals for the employees, to get them on their feet, energizing them and focusing their attention.

    Group goals promote group performance, and specific goals are much better than vague goals. The meeting questions, formed as goals, need to be challenging but not outlandish.

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