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“This might work” vs. “This is going to work”

It is probably better to say "this might work" when you start because you’ll be much more alert to take in signals, new information, tweak it, adjust it, adapt, or maybe just stop.

Think about your actions as experiments that generate information rather than definitive decisions. It will make it easier to move forward, adapt, and adjust.

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Why am I doing this?  Ask yourself why until you understand your actions and decide how to reach your goal.

The downsides to always adapting, always flexible, always changing gears could lead to a lack of direction and commitment. In turn, a lack of direction could lead to failure.

In the last decades, organizations are increasingly becoming more global, complex, and demanding of workers’ time. In the always-on, always-connected work environment, boundaries are overlapping and combining. 

If you’re always keeping your options open, you’re constantly second-guessing yourself and that makes you unhappy.

There needs to be a balance between adapting and committing.

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