Building a successful business is one of the proudest experiences you can have in your life. While embarking on an exciting career on your terms is well worth the effort, accomplishing big, ambitious tasks requires taking action right away.
Once you’ve established your goals, it’s time to stop thinking about them and start acting! Procrastination is a common pitfall that keeps people from investing the time and taking the bold action necessary to get important tasks done. The following is one strategy to overcome procrastination:
Celebrate your company and accomplishments on a daily basis.
A regular practice of having an abundance mindset will help you maintain the positive energy you need to move toward your professional and financial goals. High achievement is all about momentum: The more you experience satisfaction and fulfillment as you work toward your goals, the more likely you’ll continue taking action right away rather than procrastinate. An awareness of and appreciation for the amazing elements of our lives can enables us to live in the present, make wise decisions, and adequately celebrate the joyful aspects around us.
While it may sound counterintuitive, reflecting on what is currently in your life can help you to complete the important everyday steps that are required to reach ambitious goals. You can help yourself move forward if you:
Reframe Your Goals: If the notion of a “goal” feels intimidating or makes you feel like you can only be happy once your goal is achieved, you may need to rethink the mindset you have toward your goals. Consider relabeling goals as “intentions” or breaking them into smaller markers to achieve while on a longer journey. Celebrate your victories, learning opportunities, and personal connections. Allow yourself to enjoy your experience along the way!
Reflect on What You Have: Practice an attitude of gratitude. When you allow yourself to feel happy with and grateful for where you are today, you enable yourself to act from a place of joy and security, rather than stress. An appreciation for the items you currently own will help you control your urge to make splurge purchases, thereby enabling you to contribute more toward your savings goals.
Think about What You Truly Want: Apply your personal strengths to help you accomplish the ends that connect the most with YOU. Take time to assess if your actions for the day line up with your greater personal goals and values. For example, your overall goal may be to make a greater difference in someone’s day. If you have talents that you would like to apply to another person’s benefit, consider seeking more professional and volunteering opportunities that allow you to have a positive impact. In general, a goal of security goes a long way to increase your peace of mind.
Have a Realistic Timeline: Maintain a realistic mindset toward your goals. Give yourself enough time to accomplish your plans. Take everything step by step. For example, set deadlines for task accomplishment that are broken down by year, month, week, day, and hour. And don’t forget to celebrate your and your team’s accomplishments along the way!
Instead of thinking about what you lack in life, reflect on what you have already accomplished. The blessings in your present may be the key to your next professional or financial success!
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