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Described as “the hastening of subgoal completion, even at the expense of extra physical effort,” but it can apply to tasks (like office work) that don’t involve physical labor.
You and your team are gearing up for a complex project, and they’ve sent a number of emails asking for clarification on certain points. Rather than taking the time to write back in a thoughtful and deliberate manner or schedule a call to discuss, you send back a series of half-baked replies.
Eg from my perspective:
When organizing the team on slack with small messages I find it to destroy my deepwork. Also the team is not very productive.
A solution is to have a clear call where we go through all the plan and make a rule to disturb the other one only in case of a bottleneck, otherwise have a call after 6-8h and see whats up.
There are many reasons why we begin projects but never finish them, and many of them actually have nothing to do with laziness, a lack of dedication, or an inability to follow through on something....
The first part is never the hardest part: the middle is way harder than the beginning.
We almost always talk about the start (of a project, a habit, a diet etc.) and ignore the finish. We have popular phrases like, “Well begun is half-done,” or “The hardest part of any journey is the first step,” but that’s not even a little true.
A lot of people set goals that are too big. And most people judge their goals as an all-or-nothing process.
So start by setting a realistic goal that you know how to reach. If and after you achieve it, nothing’s stopping you from taking it to the next level, with all the extra confidence boost that comes with completing something.
Warren Buffett advises against excessive borrowing, such as credit card debt or unnecessary loans.
Some experts divide borrowing money into "good debt" and "bad debt."
Prioritise your savings, not saving what is left after spending.
When budgeting, consider what is necessary to cover your basic needs, then figure out how much you want to save. The leftover is spending money. If it helps, think of your savings and investments as a monthly expense.
Many people fall into bad money habits and don't realize it until their habits become hard to manage.
If you want to change your habit, start by breaking it down. Understand your cue, reward, and routine, then use it to break the cycle of your habit.
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