“Done is better than perfect.”
“If we commit ourselves to the successful completion of a task, then we personify excellence.” – Halik
“Whatever it takes to finish things, finish. You will learn more from a glorious failure than you ever will from something you never finished.” -Neil Gaiman
Getting started on your goal achievement journey is the crucial first step, one we recently covered. However, today’s topic is all about Finishing!
If starting is the most important step (and it is), finishing is a very, very close second. Often we find fear-based excuses are what keep us from both, starting and finishing.
Consider energy and its two major forms: kinetic and potential. It’s the completion of your goal which shifts its energy state from the realm of potential energy to kinetic energy. Think about an amazing book, until it is actually finished, it is only potential energy and once it is published it becomes kinetic and begins to set the world on fire!
Using the acronym S.T.A.R.T. (Simple Today Actions Repeated and Tracked) is the beginning to shifting the potential energy of your new goal into kinetic energy as it gets closer and closer to completion, this is what we call momentum.
Listen in for more on the explosive energy that accompanies finishing an endeavor, and why “done” is better than “perfect.”
Enjoy the episode!
New listeners: By texting the word “HABITS” to the mobile phone number “33444″ you will instantly receive your “hack”/habit tracker/habit development template, or you can download it here: thehabitfactor.com/templates.
Feel free to share the episode and leave a review on iTunes!
TOOLS/BOOKS WE ALWAYS RECOMMEND:
Grab your FREE copy of As a Man Thinketh (PDF) right here:
As a Man Thinketh
The Magic of Thinking BIG! (David Schwartz)
The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)
Getting Things Done! (Allen’s Great Book!)
**HABIT FACTOR RESOURCES!!**
(FREE! The Habit Factor’s Tracking Template)
The Habit Factor® (website: BLOG, tips, tools and other resources)
The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)
The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)
The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)
Habit Mastery: (FREE) Learn the process to Master Habit, Enhance Discipline and Strengthen Willpower: The 28 Day Breakthrough! <<
Free Webinar: (Mini Course) Why Happiness is a Habit and how to cultivate it!
Free Webinar: (Mini Course) Focus & Discipline
Thank YOU for checking out this episode and we’re always grateful when you SHARE our episodes w/ your friends and family and help us by writing a review ; )
Check out this episode of Habits 2 Goals! Be sure to review on iTunes, Stitcher or GooglePlay! Thank you!