Do you start things and never finish them? Have you ever started to send a text or an email but didn’t finish? Maybe you started to make a To-Do-List but got distracted and didn’t finish. Have you started a home improvement project but not finish it? What about the new book you started, but you didn’t finish?
What about those professional or business projects that got shelved or never made it past the idea stage? That’s what I call unfinished business. I think we all have some unfinished business in our lives.
The problem with unfinished business, it can lead to clutter in your head, home or office. It can cause you to fill overwhelmed, frustrated, and unaccomplished. It might even be a sign of a behavioral health disorder. It’s not good to have unfinished business.
There are lots of entrepreneurs and business leaders that have unfinished business. It is the nature of
Check out this video and where I discuss my unfinished business.
Again, we all can suffer from a long list of things that we need to finish but seem to have trouble getting them done. So, I want to share with you three things that will help get your unfinished business finished.
Finishing Unfinished Business
- Make a list of all the things you need to get done. Then share the list with someone. It’s important that you have an accountability partner. It can be your significant other or just a friend or coworker. The more transparent you are about the business you need to complete; the more people can hold you accountable for finishing.
- Start with the easy, simple projects first. If you complete the small tasks, it will give you a sense of accomplishment and will help you with the motivation to move on to bigger tasks.
- Look at your list of things every day. Put your list in a conspicuous place where you will see it every morning. This will get you in the habit of reviewing the things that you said you need to get done. Remember, out of sight, out of mind. If you keep your list
in sightit will be a great reminder to finish your business.
It’s Time to Get Things Done.
PS: You want to get things done? Check out this great TED Talk by my friend Rory Vaden. He is helping me to Multiply My Time. It will help you too.