Feeling Unmotivated? Discover 4 Steps to Get Back on Track!

One of the challenges of working from a home office is overcoming procrastination periods or lack of motivation. This challenge often arises upon returning to the office after attending an off-site networking event. Faced without immediate demands for your time by people or departments such as in external office environments, it can be it can be hard to retrack.

Furthermore, an external office has fewer non-work distractions, and being surrounded by people who are in work mode or rely on you to help them do their job, makes retracking much easier.

This truth led me to consider external office work environment situations when re-tracking can also be a challenge. For instance, returning to work after a long vacation to face a large, unpleasant or complex project. Add to that, the tendency to want perfection on any project invites procrastination, and if not checked, it can lead to a debilitating pace.

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Perspective Shift: Climb higher to get a good look!

Perspective. Sometimes when we're in the midst of a forest or trail our
vision is limited, we see only our immediate surroundings. Using our senses of
sight, sound, smell, touch of our hiking boots on the frozen ground and cold
breeze on our face provides information as to what kind of territory we're in,
any weather changes, and what's up ahead. Intuition and experience add insight
such as our state of preparedness for what's ahead or the need to change
direction, and if so, when.

And so it is with your business/goal/project. Ideally, you begin with a vision and create a mission on how you will achieve your goal.

You’ve considered all the essential elements to fulfill your mission: validated market needs; timing; economic, social or environmental variables; tools (training needs) and equipment (type of office, I.T. requirements; and available product/inventory/solutions). You’ve taken care to mitigate your risks. You’re ready; your market is ready; your people are ready, you launch. Sounds straight-forward, or is it?

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