Keeping things in perspective! Never let the whole of a task
overwhelm you! Take one step at a time! This applies to almost
everything we do.
In school, it's one class at a time, with one chapter at a time.
After 4 years of this prodding along this way, you're done, with a
Managing money is a learned process, one step at a time. I'm sure
we've all heard of someone who come into money and it's gone in no
time, because they don't know how to manage it. Sucessful businesses
start by having a business plan, or a list of to-dos, as you noted....
and goals are included is such lists.
Building a cabinet, armoire, table, etc. is a process of many steps.
Do one at a time and before you know it, it's done. Concentrate on
the single little item, at hand, and not the end product... that will
come, develope, as the smaller tasks are taken care of in turn.
So many folks don't manage, or don't know how to manage their time and
efforts in a reasonably efficient way. And I have young relatives who
want "things" now, don't want to work for them or go through the
process to create them. I tell them to learn how to manage their time
and efforts. Even if they get sidetracked with some other issue,
don't loose peprspective as to where they've left off with the
Any progress is great and lends itself to further progress. The
hardest part is starting? Start by making a list... include your
goals, what you hope to achieve, one little step at a time.