How To Assess & Analyze

Beyond being timely, an obituary has a more subjective duty: to assess its subject’s impact. — Walter Cronkite —

  1. What does it mean to assess & analyze?
    1. To detach from the situation completely
    2. To have no emotional ties to the outcome
    3. To be fair about what we know
    4. To be honest about what we don’t know
    5. To ensure we’re doing for all the good reasons that will lead to the desired outcome

It’s a necessary to any successful actionable path toward achieving any goal

  1. Why don’t most people analyze OR over analyze?
    1. Fear of failure
    2. Fear of embarrassment
    3. Don’t know where they are or where they want to go
    4. Lack of confidence
    5. Used to it by force of habit
  1. How does it shape your game of life?
    1. It trains you to take leaps and change your circumstances
    2. It brings the real possibilities into your doorsteps
    3. It makes the impossible possible
    4. It kills procrastination
    5. It puts you on the map of your success journey
    6. It changes everything for the better no matter what anyone says
  1. How to start assessing and analyzing?
    1. Through your belief system, your thoughts, your emotions, your physical state, your space of engagement, and through the people around you
    2. Assess/analyze where you are
    3. You clarify where you want to be, no joke
    4. Assess/analyze your plan the best you can be based on what you know best right now
    5. Seal the deal

For today let me leave you with this baby exercise:

  1. When was the last time you Assess/analyze something to find yourself sit back and watch the days pass without starting it?
  2. Go back and focus on what you think stopped you back then. Write down everything that comes to mind
  3. If you had the power today to do it differently, what would you change to get the outcome you intended initially?
  4. What is that you wanted to accomplish this week. Pick a simple task
  5. Write down 3 things you can to achieve that outcome
  6. Assess the 3 options
  7. Pick the easiest
  8. Do it today, now
  9. If you don’t, take your time and write down your explanation of why you didn’t. most likely it is what’s been stopping every time.

“Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.  — Simon Sinek —