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Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

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Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

We often get stuck after facing a challenge on our way to achieving our goals. The reason why we get stuck mid-way is that we seek perfection and try to do everything on our own. We have to understand our limitations and identify the fact that we cannot do everything on our own. We cannot be good at everything, and there would be some tasks for which you’ve to depend on others. While we do know that Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are the face of Microsoft and Facebook, respectively, it is what it is today due to work put in by thousands of professionals and experts. You have to delegate tasks to people who can do what they are good at while you carry on doing what you’re good at.

Make a plan

A goal without a plan is just a wish. You’ve to have a plan that you can follow to get the results you seek. It is not going to be easy to follow it to the dot and achieve the results always. It is because not everything would go as per the plan, and you’ve to correct and modify the plan as you go ahead to ensure it aligns with your goals. Make a plan and continue to work on it with focus and dedication. The amount of work you put into creating an idea must be equal to the amount of work you put into executing that idea. It is how you would be able to get to where you want to be. Try to look for resources that would ensure the smooth transitioning of ideas to realization. Don’t try to do everything yourself, and don’t bother yourself with the mistakes you make on the way. Just focus on moving ahead.

Read: The key to success is to focus on goals, not obstacles.

Learn to delegate tasks

When you try to do everything yourself, you not only distract yourself but lose a lot of time. It keeps you away from the core activities that would help you achieve your goal. Whether it is a job, business, training, building a home, or just about any other tasks, you would always need help sooner or later. It is important to focus on what you’re good at and delegate the rest of the tasks to improve efficiency and overall productivity. When you try to do things that you’re not good at, you lose time and slow your growth. Moreover, it causes a tremendous amount of loss of money and effort, which can be mentally and physically draining too.

Be optimistic

When you’re optimistic and positive, it helps you look at the possibilities rather than the challenges. One example that would help you understand this more proactively is – if you don’t have access to the internet/Wi-Fi on your phone, rather than wasting time cribbing over it, engage in spending quality time with family, reading a good book, painting, gardening, exercising, meditating, and so on. When one door closes, there are so many other doors that open up. If you’re optimistic and positive, it becomes easier to identify and access these hidden opportunities that are always present. However, our negative or one-tracked outlook refrains us from broadening our horizon and perspective.

Read: Success doesn’t come to you; you go to it!

Focus on what you can do

There are millions of handicap people in the world today who have shaped a happy and fulfilling life even after having physical shortcomings. It is because they have learned to focus on what they are capable of and to sharpen their talent and strength rather than cry over what they incapable of doing. There is absolutely no point in crying over spilled milk, and one should instead focus on what they can do rather than having a negative attitude and outlook in life. A positive outlook would empower them with strength and optimism, which would push them in the right direction with higher speed.

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