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September 10, 2009



Nice summary.

It seems to me that there are some steps that one can take to get to the sweet spot between too easy and too difficult. Some that come to mind are:
- as you noted, preparation for the task at hand (practice, study, training, etc.)
- breaking up big projects into small do-able tasks
- simultaneously taking all the actions necessary but letting go of any specific result (very difficult in my judgment but it can be done)

Any suggestions you can offer on getting there?


WDF, these are all great strategies. I'd add, it helps to focus on the benefits of the process itself. There is always something to be learned from the process, regardless of the results. Also, the more we feel in control of the process, the easier it is to feel engaged, so setting up your personal goals and benchmarks for success helps too.

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