It’s been months since the year began; most of us had high expectations and enthusiasm to start a new life. However, for many only, the calendar has changed so far and all the dreams and visions all gone.
This is because sometimes life offers the direct opposite of our expectations. Just when we think we are almost there, where we desperately wanted to be, it takes back to where we were right before we just started off. This can be very frustrating. At this point 90% of people give up and accept what they were trying was beyond their limit.
What they don’t understand is that sometimes you got to use the longer route, what you need at this point is not giving up but evaluating the cause of your problem.
- Is it that you had too high expectations?
- Is it that you focused too much on the output that you neglected the input?
- Were you too excited to concentrate on the crucial things?
- Did you overestimate yourself or underestimate yourself?
The moment you decide to think of what the problem would have been, you will surely realize that there was one.
After self-evaluation and recognizing what your problem is you need to work on it. Here is what it takes to correct your problem and get the results that you desired;
Make your project a priority
Most of the times we don’t fail because we are destined losers; we fail because we put our priorities upside down. We begin from the bottom. For great results, you need to set your priorities right. This way your highest energy is directed to your most important projects.
Set short term goals
Once step at a time. Set one-week goals, work on achieving them. Write what you want to achieve in a weeks’ time. After achieving our week goal, go to the next level of your goals. A little victory gives you a sense of success and keeps you going to the next step. Let yourself go through all the stages you need to pass through to get where you want to be.
Write how you plan to achieve your short term goals
Plan what you need to do to achieve the desired results. Research before you makes any decision to come up with the best plan.
Now here is where everyone fails. Great idea, good strategy but no discipline is a waste of time. Train how to be disciplined starting with the basics of your life. Start by having a routine of doing something, something small like having to wake up at a specific time. Do this for a week and realize the magic being disciplined brings.
Remember that success comes to those who work towards having it not those people who need it, nothing good comes easier, but with hard work, perseverance, and patience it gets simpler and colorful every day.
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