There is a moment when your vision is set, the plan is created, the strategy is clear and it's time to take action.
This tends to also be the time when suddenly the house must be cleaned, the Netflix show is just getting good, and everyone else really seems to need you.
It's also the time when you start analyzing the plan over and over again, wondering if you've made the right call, and whether you need to start from scratch.
As we expand to big dreams and new ideas, there is an inevitable contraction. I've noticed the place where it happens most often is during the actual doing of the thing.
It's often hard to anticipate that these things will happen, and yet the doubts and excuses tend to sneak up on us.
It's the reason we keep pushing down what matters to us in the list of priorities. It's the reason we keep postponing our goals, quarter after quarter. Year after year.
And it's not inevitable.
Here are the four elements that I've found help me in getting it done: