How often do we get overwhelmed trying to do too many things at once?
I know I do!
Ultimately, when we try to do too much, we go against how our brain actually works.
The mind works in a very singular, compartmentalized fashion.
When our deck gets to full and we start to spread too far laterally, we lose target.
Now, I want you to look at it like this.
You are at a shooting range.
There is a target in front of you.
There is also a target to your left and right.
Then, there are some targets even further left and right.
As far as I know, you only have one barrel on your gun.
That one barrel allows you to only hit one target at a time.
Hitting multiple targets accurately (or inaccurately) is impossible.
Now, you can shoot one, then the other, then the other- but think about how accurate you will be if you try to do that quickly- not to mention how tired and frustrated you would be because you keep missing.
This above example is what many of us try and do.
We try to shoot too many things.
We try to over-diversify.
We constantly move away from our points and places of MAX competency and skill.
Now, I am not saying you can not ever grow- or do more things- but you better have a very, very, very strong base built.
You better have an AMAZING team that is working in a linear fashion.
Before I head out, I want to ask you this: WHY are you trying to do so many things?
That is what matters most.
I find that they same people that are trying to do too many things at once are the same people who half read books, put just enough gas in their car, and are the same people who get to making the bed and doing their dishes later.
Remember this: You achieve great success at anything by staying aligned to a very singular process.
Then, you work that process day in and day out.
As you grow, your people work that process day in and day out and you are working a new process day in and day out.
As you grow, move, and develop- you are simple exchanging once process for another.
If you are working without a process- we need to talk and get you one.
That is the first step to real growth over time.
COACH DANA CAVALEA