“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”Mark Twain
Focus looks a lot like this:
Focusing in. > and getting distracted by something. <
> We get super excited about a new idea or something new we are trying…
< And then we lose focus. the ‘new car’ feeling fades. Other ideas pop up. Birthdays, parties…. Wednesdays get in the way. And the cycle repeats. We jump to something else to focus on. > And then we lose interest. <
But what if we tried a different approach next time? It’s natural to lose focus on a goal after a while. It’s okay to lose your steam. It happens to us all. The way forward is to recognize that being focused and unfocused is a part of learning and creating.
Once you see it, you can take a breather — go for a walk, grab lunch with a friend, do something else you love — and then refocus back to the goal at hand.
The best kind of focus looks like this:
STAY BOLD, Keep Pursuing,
— Josh Waggoner | Daily Blog #813