Are you trying to master a new skill? Perhaps learning a new language, coding, website design, business OR…?
Are you committed to trade off your short-term discomfort for the long-term benefits?
When it comes to growing your business and creating new opportunities in your career and life, learning new practical skills is essential for your progress.
The process isn’t always easy. It can often feel intimidating at first but there is a powerful strategy to succeed at learning anything that I want to share with you.
And that is: You must associate enormous pleasures with the new skill that you’re trying to acquire.
So let’s say that you want to learn to speak Chinese or … (insert the blank), what will help you to avoid procrastination and navigate your self-doubts as you’re embarking on a new field is this simple yet powerful exercise:
Take a piece of paper and write down your response to this question:
What am I going to have, get and who am I’m going to become as a result of learning this skill?
Think of ALL possible benefits, pleasures, and opportunities it may create in your life and in the lives of those you care about.
Then, make sure to have your list in front of you whenever studying and practicing your new skill. It will help you to make the process more fun and you more committed!
And if you want even more resources to overcome your procrastination, become more productive, and focused – read these:
5 Bye-Bye Tactics To Combat Your Procrastination
How To Get More Done With Less Sweat And Overwhelm
How To Set Your Mind For Lifelong Learning
You can do it!
With love and encouragement,