“Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.” – Doris Lessing
There is always a reason to not do what you are meant to do. There are good reasons in your head why it’s not the perfect time to (fill in the blank).
If you try to account for all of the eventualities or try to anticipate every problem, you might miss opportunities. The conditions will never be perfect. The conditions will never be ideal to start your own practice; take control of your schedule; implement team meetings or daily huddles; set daily production goals; lessen the dependence on insurance plans, or have a tough conversation with an employee.
Yes, there are many hurdles or problems in any new opportunity or project, but you don’t need to have all of them solved before you get started. It’s important to have a well-thought plan, but the mindset that, “I need to get all of the details locked up before I move forward,” prevents people from moving forward.
Doris Lessing’s words speak to me. The conditions are always impossible, aren’t they? Don’t wait for a better time. What are you ready to get going in your practice or your life?