If you are continuously “multi-tasking” then I’m guessing you have taken on too many projects. And more specifically, the addiction to too many unfinished projects that aren’t getting you closer to your goal!
This 21st century multi-tasking addiction , fuels one of the biggest sources of stress in existence: overwhelm. Self-generated, self-sustaining overwhelm.
Many of us are generating massive overwhelm by saying yes to too many projects without spending nearly enough time discerning exactly how those projects fit into the overall profit or lifestyle picture.
Many women, in particular, struggle with this issue.
Here’s the deal. If you want a achieve great results and enjoy the sweet fruits of your labour, you’ve got to handle your addiction to taking on too many projects.
The great news is that a few small changes in your approach will net you both immediate and long term results. As a recovering too-many-projects addict myself, here IS the first steps to get you started right now.
Get clear on what you want.
- Do you know exactly what you want to create in your life or business?
- How much money you’d like to earn over the next 12 months?
- Do you know what products and or services you’ll sell to reach those goals?
- Can you clearly and quickly articulate this to someone who could help you get what you want?
If not, it’s time to figure this out.
It’s my belief you can achieve whatever you want as long as you can clearly tell define what that is.”
You’ve got genius in you. If you’re one of those people locked in “Help . . . I’m in overwhelm!” land, I promise that somewhere within you, you do.
Sometimes your true desires need to be coaxed out. Play, experiment, and explore. Talk about it out loud. Try different things on for size. Use your intuition and be honest with yourself. Sometimes just the act of writing things down on paper is enough to bring massive clarity.
Do this now.
If you don’t know exactly what you want, grab a notebook and pen and use the following prompts to get clarity now. Write whatever comes to mind and don’t edit yourself. The only way to do this “wrong” is to not do it at all.
- I want to create ____________ in my business this year.
- Over the next 12 months, I want to generate $___________ profit.
- I’ll need to sell the following mix of products and services, at the following prices in order to reach my goal.
Of course, you can and should spend more time refining this until you feel clear you’ve got it right. But great job on taking the first step. (And if you didn’t do it yet – DON’T GO AND DO SOMETHING ON ONE OF YOUR PROJECTS! FILL IN THE BLANKS now.
We’ll cover some strategies on how to eliminate too many projects and multi-tasking overwhelm and still get the results you want in the next few weeks – so stay tuned.