stepDecember Motivation #6

The First Step

Most people give up on their dreams because they don’t know how to reach them. What these people don’t know is that no one knows what kinds of problems they might run into when they start a project. In fact, that doesn’t matter. All they need to know is what the first step is.

Do you know where to begin?

If you don’t, it’s not a problem. I can tell you what your first step is:
gathering information.

How?

Google three key terms related to your goal, and find out who the experts are in the field by looking up books written on the subject or names that pop up in the external links of Wikipedia. You will then have enough information to find your next step. It’s always about finding the next step, the one that gets you closer to your goal.

Once you know, you need to apply that knowledge and start doing instead of dreaming or wishing.

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.”

– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Nika Paradis is an introvert bravely spreading her wisdom on self-development, writing, and reflexology. All her stories are based on her life experience.

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