The Overthinker’s Guide to Taking Action
Don't over-plan and under-act. Thinking and planning are vital to your success, but action is even more important.
You can't get real progress if you don't take action. When you read a book or article on taking action, immediately apply something from it, even if it is small.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
"There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of co..."
Results come to those who act upon their plans, not to those that spend most of their time seeking the right way to do it.
When it comes to goals, projects, and other to-do items, it’s easy to get stuck too long in the thinking and planning phase. And unfortunately, most of them will never be done.
This requires a lot of discipline, commitment and risk-taking, but it's the only way to make progress.
If you are not daring and focused enough, you can never get past the “thinking” stage of getting work done.
... is that they can be intimidating. They can paralyze you into inaction.
The big picture can be overwhelming, but in little parts, it seems achievable. Every step forward brings you ...
Inaction is the biggest cause of our failures and our miseries. If we could consistently do the things we know we should do, we would be more successful, and our lives would be better. Yet w...
Some possible but weak reasons why action is hard:
If your projects tend to fail, your expectations are low, and motivation fades. If your projects tend to succeed, your expectations go up, and motivation stays strong.