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Do you ever do this?
You’ve got a new project that you’re really excited about.
Could be anything from rearranging your panty drawer to launching a million dollar business. You choose.
You’re so darn pumped that your face hurts from continuous grinning and friends think that someone must have spiked your lemonade.
You’re about to get going and…
You start overthinking.
Let’s go with the panty drawer example, shall we? You say to yourself,
“Hmmm. What is the best way to rearrange this panty drawer?
Granny panties in the back?”
Before you know it, you’ve over thought this to the point that you’re terrified of making a mistake. You throw all your panties in the air and collapse in tears and despair.
Now obviously, I’m stretching this a bit. Panty drawer re-orgs rarely cause meltdowns.
But you get the point.
Thinking too much sucks.
Literally. It can suck the life right out you.
While planning and strategic thinking have their place, I’ve found the most profitable thing to do 99% of the time is to stop overthinking and just get going, especially when you’re starting a brand new project.
It’s way easier to adjust your actions as you go than to get drunk over thinking until your idea loses steam or worse, you’ve lost your window of opportunity.
So the lesson for today?