The main reasons why specific goals are so powerful:
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We want to see progress quickly. We enjoy the feeling of crossing something off our to-do list - dopamine is being released.
By breaking long-term assignments down, you open the door to experience more frequent rewards and dopamine rushes which inspire you to keep taking steps forward.
"Breaking tasks down helps us to see large tasks as more approachable and doable, and reduces our propensity to procrastinate or defer tasks, because we simply don’t know where to begin."
By breaking down large projects into smaller steps you have the opportunity to receive feedback faster and make adjustments when necessary.
So by breaking a larger project down into smaller to-dos, it will be easier for you to identify what step you should take next.
These smaller steps should be written down on a list.
This is a productivity method developed by Brian Tracy. The 'frog' refers to the most important and most impactful task you have to complete.
If you work on it first thing every morning, you'll be more productive and successful, and you'll reach your goals more quickly.
It's a defense mechanism you use in the battle between your positive self-identity and the common challenges of everyday life.
This habit comes down to an inherent need to protect your ego.
Doing more in less time is not the ultimate solution to productivity. It's the path to burnout.
Productivity rests more on small improvements. By focusing on the small things, the big things will take care of themselves.
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