Set aside chunks of time to power through and focus on only the priorities you set for the day so you can work as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Knowing that you’ve set aside specific time for tasks will keep you on track and focused in the moment.
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Attitude is everything, and being passionate about what you’re doing goes a long way during difficult hustle days.
If you’re not doing what you love right now, seek out the small things that bring you joy and start a daily gratitude practice to keep a positive mindset and track what sparks your internal flame.
To create and maintain daily motivation to get shit done - write your goals down.
Whether it’s project-based goals, annual achievements, or a lifelong vision - knowing what you are hustling for will fuel your drive and ensure your time is well spent.
Take each of your goals and break them out into a series of smaller goals that you can accomplish each month and week throughout the year.
This way you know what you have to do, so you can schedule the appropriate chunks of time to do it.
Writing down ideas, notes, and future tasks can help clear the clutter from your brain so you’re able to focus on the task in the moment.
Knowing what you have on your plate allows you to evaluate what you’re spending your time on and how you should spend it.
Giving yourself time to rest and reflect will ensure you are efficient and healthy in the long run.
Scheduling in chunks of free playtime and using your vacation days will allow you to stay refreshed and creative.
Think if you are willing to sacrifice your free time to struggle to establish a side hustle and if you can handle the consequences of it.
If you are willing, develop a system of positive triggers and routines to help support your self-discipline and exert all your extra effort to grow your side hustle, then you have the psychological foundation to build a successful business.
Think about things like: securing social media handles, having a distilled brand message and design, a newsletter subscription, trademarking your name/logo, getting an EIN so you can write and receive checks, and establishing an LLC or sole proprietorship.
Before the final launch cycle, tie up any loose ends, and get ready for launch so post-launch everything can run on its own, and is very organized.
Various studies show that creative hobbies increase our happiness and well-being, and they can even make our work more productive.
Spending more time on something we are passionate about, unrelated to our work, boosts our confidence at our jobs.