Quit Already: 7 Ways To Know When It's Time To Cut Your Losses
Entrepreneurs are especially guilty of this one. You work and you work and fail to take the time and validate your idea first and see if it truly has a potential. Or maybe you are climbing the corporate ladder, but you’ve reached an impasse.
It helps to take a step back to view the big picture. Talk to someone outside of your usual social circle who can give you an honest opinion about how realistic you are being about the future.
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Successful people quit (or proactively adjust) a lot more often than people who aren’t successful. They stay flexible and open to new ideas or opportunities or ways of getting things done.
But never quit something with great long-term potential just because you can’t deal with the stress at the moment
“Instead of continually trying to force yourself to do things you don’t want to do, let them go. Without the emotional weight and mental clutter of keeping things on your agenda that don’t absolutely need to be there, you’re much freer to rapidly move forward on what you really do want and need to get done.”
Sticking through things longer builds resilience. But sticking through on a bad idea, project or effort can lose you years of your life.
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They are pre-specified periods of time, effort or stress that you decide you’re willing to endure before you step back and re-evaluate.