Maxie shared this print in Reader earlier and I might have to buy it for myself for Christmas because one goal I have to make is to finish what I start. I’d start it now but I don’t want to because, you know, excuses and whines. I tend to come up with awesome ideas for my blog, my business, whatever, and for a couple days I’m totally obsessed with them and talking about them nonstop, and then they either fade away and I never think of them again or I start and quickly lose steam and realize I don’t feel like finishing it.
Like when I got 7ish days into a “photo a day” thing that I was super pumped about doing. SNORE. Or when I was like “oh I’m so going to start my own line of nail strips” then spent 4 days researching U.S. nail strip manufacturers and gave up because it was tedious and I don’t know how to like, do that.
Oh, but there is one thing I really want to do that I thought of yesterday, but I’m not going to tell you what it is because I’m really going to go through with it and don’t want you to steal my idea (and because I can’t remember what it is and my notebook is nowhere near me).
I don’t know how I am going to make a point of preparing things just right so I actually finish them, though. Sit on an idea for a few days rather than (trying to) jump right into action? Write the plans and details out before actually getting started or asking for advice? I suppose I could read Sarah’s list of 101 ways to achieve your goals again.
Either way, I need to actually have one awesome idea that comes to my mind and I finish all the way through, because it’s been awhile since I’ve made it all the way with a wild idea and felt that satisfying feeling you get right when you cross the fini