Series Post #3: Surviving the Slump

Series Post #3: Surviving the Slump

Commit to Change:

Pop quiz: Five frogs are sitting on a log. Four decide to jump off. How many are left?
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The answer is five. Why? Four decided to jump off, but that’s all they did. There’s a big difference between deciding and doing.

Commit to just a couple of changes, and commit to how long you will change those things. At the end of that timeline, ask yourself “did I get  enough from that that I want to keep doing it?” If you want to keep doing, great! If not, commit to changing something else. But instead of committing to running a marathon, commit to running twice a week for two weeks and then reevaluating. Instead of making dramatic statements about changing your work habits, commit to working late two nights a week for the next two weeks. Do not get overwhelmed with the long-term nature of significant change; instead, focus on small wins that you can control and then control them!

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