The Dip - Deepstash
Navigate Office Politics

Learn more about personaldevelopment with this collection

How to build positive relationships with colleagues and superiors

How to navigate office politics without compromising your values

How to handle conflicts and difficult situations in the workplace

Navigate Office Politics

Discover 66 similar ideas in

It takes just

8 mins to read

The Dip

The Dip

Across language learning, company building, and any kind of creative project, there is a dip. The Dip is the long stretch between beginner’s luck and real accomplishment.

Extraordinary benefits accrue to the tiny minority of people who are able to push just a tiny bit longer than most.

9.26K

38.4K reads

MORE IDEAS ON THIS

Albert Einstein

“We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.”

ALBERT EINSTEIN

13K

74.9K reads

Motivation Management

The biggest problem we face with completing our projects isn’t productivity**or time management, but motivation management**.

When you’re sufficiently motivated to accomplish something, you’ll move heaven and earth to do it.

7.8K

28.4K reads

The Start Before the Dip

The Start Before the Dip

In any goal that has to be accomplished, there is a Start. It usually gets overlooked, as it's always there.

The Start is a much bigger problem since you can’t reach The Dip if you don’t get through The Start, and many more people fantasize about doing something than actually do it and give...

8.03K

30.7K reads

A Commitment Device

Many people use a commitment device or game their surroundings to get and stay motivated.

You can physically help your goal by things like throwing away your junk food, only showering at the gym so that you go there, and similar activities aimed at focussing on your goal. People also us...

5.91K

18K reads

Parkinson's Law

Parkinson's Law

It states that "work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.

It started from the observation that the duration of  public administration expands to fill its allotted time span, regardless of the amount of work to be done. The same has been obs...

6.86K

25K reads

Ericsson & Poole

“When you quit something that you had initially wanted to do, it’s because the reasons to stop eventually came to outweigh the reasons to continue. Thus, to maintain your motivation you can either strengthen the reasons to keep going or weaken the reasons to quit. Succ...

ERICSSON & POOLE

8.54K

24.6K reads

Motivation Defined

Motivation Defined

Motivation is “the reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way,” or rephrased, “the general desire or willingness of someone to do something.”

6.24K

24.2K reads

Getting Motivated to Start a Project

Getting Motivated to Start a Project

  • Increase your reason to start a project, by increasing the value of starting it.
  • Increase your expectancy of succeeding at that project.
  • Decrease your reasons to delay, by increasing urgency, using a deadline.

8.02K

24.7K reads

How To Keep Going

How To Keep Going

  • Maintain your sense of Expectancy in the project using small wins and accomplishments.
  • Reward yourself.
  • Maintain a sense of value by finding a way to remind yourself of the bigger picture of the small, everyday bouts of effort.
  • Build positive habits.
  • Find flow...

7.58K

21.9K reads

Stay Motivated 

Set small, incremental goals that are sufficiently exciting to be motivating and for which you have a reasonable expectation of completing.

6.09K

19K reads

CURATED FROM

CURATED BY

stephanie_taylor

Self-help | Positivity | Grace

stash-superman-illustration

Explore the World’s

Best Ideas

200,000+ ideas on pretty much any topic. Created by the smartest people around & well-organized so you can explore at will.

An Idea for Everything

Explore the biggest library of insights. And we've infused it with powerful filtering tools so you can easily find what you need.

Knowledge Library

Powerful Saving & Organizational Tools

Save ideas for later reading, for personalized stashes, or for remembering it later.

# Personal Growth

Take Your Ideas

Anywhere

Organize your ideas & listen on the go. And with Pro, there are no limits.

Listen on the go

Just press play and we take care of the words.

Never worry about spotty connections

No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.

Get Organized with Stashes

Ideas for your next work project? Quotes that inspire you? Put them in the right place so you never lose them.

Join

2 Million Stashers

4.8

5,740 Reviews

App Store

4.7

72,690 Reviews

Google Play

samz905

Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.

Shankul Varada

Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.

Ashley Anthony

This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!

Sean Green

Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.

Ghazala Begum

Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.

Giovanna Scalzone

Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.

Laetitia Berton

I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!

Jamyson Haug

Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.

Email

I agree to receive email updates