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Why We Fail To Finish Projects

Why We Fail To Finish Projects

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.

A lot of us probably fall into another category: those who struggle with the middle parts of a task.

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The first part is never the hardest part: the middle is way harder than the beginning.

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