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Momentary perspective shifts

Everyone comes to a situation with a different mindset, and often different goals in mind. Seek other perspectives momentarily and realize there's more than one method.

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Simplify paths

Simplify paths by eliminating distractions. Get rid of the extraneous, and make the next step clear. Paths are effective because they are a clear way through an otherwise difficult crossing.

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Set the right targets

Hitting targets every time may be a sign of not setting big enough goals. It's better to miss the right target than consistently hit easy targets.

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Declutter diligence

It takes continued effort to focus on the right things. With continual calls for attention in other directions, it's easy to let those consume too much attention and time.

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Push ideas out

Keep pushing out new ideas. Brainstorm on a single topic and create a list of ideas to get influenced creatively. Let the ideas spill over to other areas to keep moving forward.

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Short term bursts

Sometimes it takes short term bursts to get mometum going, especially when the goal feels far away. Push through, find energy, keep going.

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Escaping black days

These are harder to notice in real time, because no single event seems _that bad_. Instead, the change is finally noticed when taking a new perspective. Getting back on track requires big changes rather than trying to nudge back on track.

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Effective elements

Not everything can be controlled and that shouldn't mean abandoning all efforts. Find the effective elements that can be best controlled. Plan for the next scenarios. Magic can occur, but only when the right elements are present.

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Filtered perspectives

There's no true unbiased approach. Keep others' perspectives in mind and work to adjust own filters to better match.

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Internalizing virtues

The right instinctual thought processes can turn problems into opportunities, find silver linings, and generally change perceptions of the same experiences

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