Don’t work on goals that are not yours. Take the time to figure out what it is you really want, what really excites you, what motivates you. Who set the path you are walking on?
Some days you show up at work, but your heart and your mind don't come with you. You're present physically, but you just can't get the mental focus or the energy you need to move up the mountain of tasks you need to accomplish. Before you know it, it's afternoon and that's when you start to curse yourself for wasting the day. If you're stuck, unfocused, spinning your wheels. Here are a few things you can do right away to return to productivity.
If you’re reading this anywhere near a lightbulb, you have Thomas Edison’s failures to thank for the light you see. He worked on the invention of the lightbulb for years, failing over 1,000 times, although he didn’t see it that way.
Asked how it felt to fail 1,000 times, he said “I didn’t fail 1,000 times. The lightbulb was an invention with 1,000 steps.”