What's Working and What's Not
Now that the initial work has begun, the initial habits have been formed, its time to evaluate what is working and what is not. How are your morning and evening routines progressing? What areas are you struggling with? We all have certain aspects of these new habits that will fall into place somewhat naturally, while other habits although seemingly simple and small, will continue to be a struggle.
List 3 Habits or Routines you continue to struggle with implementing.
Don't make it harder than it needs to be
Now analyze why. What is holding you back? Chances are there is some aspect of this new habit that your personality is resisting. Is there an alternative solution? Is there another way? How are other people getting similar results from different means?
List 3 alternative solutions to get the results of the habits you are struggling with.
Once you begin to make progress toward your goal, you may soon realize there is a lot more to achieving your dreams than you understood. There are many other skill sets you need to develop in order to see success. This can come in the form of marketing, or accounting, or even things like networking and developing relationships. Things you never expected. In order to take the next step, you need to master these new skills.
List 3 new skillsets you to want to learn and master to grow to the next level.
Reevaluate what is working and what isn't. Now is the time to course-correct. Are you enjoying the process? Are you learning and growing at an acceptable rate. DO you find your days challenging and fulfilling? If so then you are definitely on the right track. If not, why not? What is missing? Is it a symptom of your situation, personality, or associations? Do you want to head in a completely different direction? Or do you simply need to be more patient? That is usually the case and often the most difficult to accept. Often times failure or lack of success is simple to do to a lack of work and commitment. Make sure you have fully committed your efforts before abandoning the plan. As you refine your skills and hone your craft.