Have you ever been frozen by over-preparation? I know that sounds crazy - Josh, how can I be over-prepared? Whether you are a parent, business owner, or one of my entrepreneur friends, you have probably found yourself saying I am not ready. I need to get more data, one more certification, run the numbers, and visit that school again - I have been there.
It is easy to get caught up in analysis-paralysis in this phase; you are using the process of analyzing, not making a decision. You are scared and not prepared to
- Do I have the best possible information to make a reasonable decision? If so, why have you yet to make a decision?
- Does the decision align with my values?
- Does the decision move me closer to my goal or goals?
Ensure you are prepared for your decision but don't fear making them. This has been your Friday Fill-up on Postcards From The Run.