How To Decide Which Ideas To Pursue

“If you have one good idea, people will lend you twenty.” — Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

There’s always another idea.

Another thing to pursue, explore, or create. It’s a gift…and a curse.

Because with a constant flow of ideas that interest us and limited time to explore them, how do we choose which to pursue?

When we choose poorly, we drown in half-finished projects, wasted time, inefficiency, and regrets.

But we can tilt the odds of choosing the right ideas to pursue in our favor if we follow a few guidelines.

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How To See Obstacles As Opportunities

“It’s helped me on everything from the computer deleting the draft of a book I’m working on, to being in a horrible accident, to the minor inconveniences of life — the guy who’s going too slow in front of you in traffic, the person who’s rude to you at work, the boss who doesn’t appreciate you. These are not good things, but they’re not bad things either. They’re just opportunities.”

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