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Starting over, isn’t easy. No matter how long you put into the project, starting over is always met with an initial sigh. “Here we go again” “Back to square one” “I have to do it all over again.” Yes you do, but you are also there to do it all over again, you also get to start all over again, and you have the opportunity to begin again. Not everyone gets that, so revel in…

Writing everything down makes any problem easier. I don’t know what our brains were designed for, but when it comes to writing down thoughts, ideas, concepts, blog ideas, stories, books, articles, plays, coding ideas, dilemmas, etc, etc. They improve 1000x once I write it down, it’s as though I’ve offloaded the thought of the problem to somewhere else, and now I start working on the problem at hand. (Also a great way to remember things).

Our footprints are bigger than they need to be. We have accounts all over the place now, we don’t even know what they are for anymore. How many times have you gone to a site for a new account and been told “there is already an account for this email”? You don’t need more and more accounts and products to get better. You need to focus on the ones you have, or switch to ones…

The problem with learning something new is the first time you do it, it’s going to be wrong. You might be “decent” or have some “beginner’s luck” at it, but you won’t be great at it, you won’t be a master at it. You’ll simply be starting out, learning something new. And that’s where you should be, that’s why you have managers, leaders, peers, coaches, and mentors there, around you, to support you in getting…

You can start hard at the beginning, going, moving, taking hits, figuring what does and doesn’t work. You can falter in the middle, taking stumbles, the hits adding up, the confusion and frustration seeping through. But you always, always, finish strong, always giving your last push with everything you have.