When it comes to getting out of our own way, there are a number of resources that can help us with our mindsets.
Overcome impostor syndrome.
Escape the comparison trap.
Start before you’re ready.
None of these are wrong. Yet, there’s far more to self-sabotage than just confidence, courage, and charisma.
In our start-up days, ignorance was (in fact) bliss. I know so few people who would have started as boldly or swifty as they did had they known then what they know now.
This week we’ll explore the professional business practices — tangible, valuable action steps — you should take if you’re ready to wrap your arms around achieving those goals that have so far been out of reach.
As you listen to this 12-minute tutorial, listen for these important practices:
- Overcoming self-sabotage in order to achieve your goals requires more than just a mindset shift.
- Achievement can take two forms — meeting either outcome goals or process goals.
- How outcome and process goals complement each other.
- Demystifying the negative impact that making plans has on producing creative work.
- How project management is different than product management.
- The top way to make the time to get things done.
- Calendar time blocks and two types of time blocks you’ll benefit from.
- Get creatively motivated by reviewing why you’re doing your work and who your work helps.
- Focus on your high-impact and high-value plans and calendar items when you’re feeling distracted.
- How to be responsible for your commitments when you’re the leader of your creative organization.
- Accountability partnerships and the benefits of having or being an accountability partner.
- How to clarify roles and responsibilities as it relates to projects and plans using a RACI chart (Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, and Informed).
Take some time to reflect right now then comment below!