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6 Factors That Cause the Delay between Idea Generation and Idea Execution

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After asking people about their dreams, plans, and ideas, I realized that many people have big ideas, but few execute them.

Besides this, I noticed that the few individuals who execute their ideas delay executing them. Therefore, I analyzed the main reasons for this delay and I discovered the 6 main factors that cause the delay between idea generation and execution.

1.Procrastination

The primary cause of the delay between idea generation and execution is procrastination. Many people have ideas but keep postponing the execution date because they either lack inspiration or they fall for distractions.

2.Lack of Capital

The lack of capital is also a major factor that makes people delay executing their ideas. People have huge ideas but fail to execute them because execution requires funds. They, therefore, decide to look for money before giving life to their idea.

3.Doubt

Sometimes we delay executing our ideas because we don’t believe in ourselves. We think we don’t have the capacity to turn our ideas into reality, and we wait for inspiration before we execute them.

4.Waiting for the perfect conditions

Earlier, I always waited for the ideal conditions before I executed my ideas, and I came to realize that perfect conditions seldom arrive.

I thus discovered that waiting for the perfect conditions is also a reason why people delay executing their ideas. People often wait for the time when everything within and around them will favor execution.

However, waiting for the perfect conditions delays idea execution because these perfect situations often take long to arrive.

5.Waiting for Validation

Some of us fail to execute our ideas because we prefer executing them when other people prove their validity. We wait for people to tell us that our ideas are good before we execute them.

6.Laziness

People know that idea execution requires a considerable amount of effort. For this reason, they keep postponing the execution date because they are too lazy to invest their efforts in their idea.

Concluding Remarks

If you have an idea, don’t let procrastination, doubt, and laziness stop you from executing it. Also, never wait for perfect conditions because they rarely arrive.

Besides, you are free to ask people what they think about your idea, but don’t let their opinions make you give up on the idea. You are the only one who understands your idea. Other people’s viewpoints on your idea don’t matter.

Lastly, the lack of capital must not prevent you from executing your idea. You can create a plan, research about your idea, and build the skill set the idea will require while looking for capital.

I believe these are not the only factors that cause the delay between idea generation and execution. Therefore, you are free to add more factors in the comment box.

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Bill Okello is an accountant who loves advising people on how they can live a prosperous life. Besides this, he also likes discussing and implementing business ideas. You can find him at [email protected]

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  1. Kate Benzin

    July 7, 2018 at 9:28 am

    Yes, those are definitely reasons why I’ve sometimes had trouble executing an idea. And I’ve also found that I can be easily distracted by bright shiny objects that seem to have the answers to all my problems.

  2. btlosch

    July 7, 2018 at 9:58 am

    I’m pretty happy to see procrastination as the number one reason. Seems pretty true as far as I can see haha. Great read!

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The Statistics of the Dead and Why I Choose to be Grateful

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The Statistics of the Dead and Why I Choose to be Grateful

If more than 150,000 people die every month, and today none of your friends or family members is dead, then you have a big reason to smile.’ – Sadhguru, Indian Mystic

Before falling in love with esoteric philosophy, I used to be sad and angry about nothing. My focus on material possessions and the social status prevented me from noticing the infinite blessings I had.

I worried about not having more possessions than my friends, and I was angry at life because some people –who I thought were happy- despised me. This crap ended after I stumbled upon the above quote, meditated on it, and researched about the world’s death rates.

I discovered that more than 2,000 people die every day in car crashes, and, on average, about 1 million people die in road crashes every year. Besides car crashes, more than 2.5 million people die from diseases every year. In total, about 40 million people die every year

Moreover, I realized that the world has lost about 30 million people from January 1st, 2019 to July 15th, 2019.

These statistics enlightened me that more than 5,000 people die every day, and therefore, more than 10,000 people mourn every day. It then dawned on me that I am a blessed person who must be happy every day because all my family members are alive.

As well, the death statistics reminded me of how stupid I was since I always worried about lacking replaceable things (a nice watch, car, sofa set, etc.), instead of being thankful because the most precious people in my life are alive. People who are more willing to help me than the rest of the world.

I, therefore, shifted my focus from worry to being grateful for the amazing irreplaceable people I had; the only magnificent beings who can go out of their way to help me.

For this reason, I smile every day when I wake up in the morning and fail to receive death news about my family members. I know I will lose my loved ones one day, but for this period, that they are alive, I know I have a BIG reason to be happy and thankful for the mysterious grace that keeps them alive.

May the Infinite Intelligence bless all your family members, and enlighten you about their importance in your life so that you love and be grateful for them.

May Peace of Mind be With You.

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8 Major Reasons Why Ego is the Enemy

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8 Major Reasons Why Ego is the Enemy

Ego is an exaggerated sense of self-importance. Although it has enabled many individuals to succeed, its side effects have made it the main cause of failure, hatred, separation, and all other negative factors. Here, I’ll enlighten you about the disadvantages of the ego by providing the eight major reasons why ego is the enemy.

1.Ego is Competitive

The ego makes you competitive because it wants you to be better than everyone else. It wants to feel important because it hates equality. This competitive mindset induced by the ego makes you less creative and impatient. Besides, it makes it difficult for you to collaborate with people to achieve a common goal.

2.Ego Prevents You From Focusing on the Process

It’s difficult to build your skills when you are egotistic because the ego focuses more on the end-goal than the process. It mostly cares about results, showing off, glory, and admiration, hence increasing your chances of failure.

3.Ego Prevents You From Making Friends

The ego prevents you from making friends because it makes you arrogant and self-centered. Few people love arrogant, and self-centered folks because they are prone to envy and hate. Furthermore, the ego prevents you from making friends because it loves dominating all conversations to prove that you know everything.

4.Ego makes you Overestimate Your Abilities

Ego makes you believe you can handle everything on your own hence preventing you from working with others. It also makes you unwilling to learn from other folks because it believes you know everything. Moreover, it eliminates the desire to improve your skills because it makes you think you are too skilled for improvement.

5.Ego Makes you Give up Easily

The ego focuses on the outcome and therefore makes you give up easily when you don’t get the desired outcome after a certain period. Moreover, it wants quick success and will thus make it difficult for you to embrace patience when success seems far.

6.Ego results in Poor Decision Making

The ego desires acknowledgment and acceptance. For this reason, it results in you making decisions that align with the need for glory and fame instead of making decisions that will help build your career or improve your skills. Besides this, it prevents you from asking for advice when making important decisions because it makes you excessively arrogant.

7.The Ego Makes You Judgmental

The ego loves judging people so that it feels better than them. It makes you focus on finding faults with other people so that you feel superior to them.

Judging is bad because it disconnects you from love hence preventing you from aligning with Infinite Intelligence, which is a loving power.

8.The Ego Leads to Envy

The ego makes you believe you are the only one who deserves progress hence making you envious when you see other people make progress.

Read ‘Why Ego is the Main Source of Anger and Envy’ for more details on how the ego causes envy.

Conclusions

That being said, you must learn to control your ego because its negative effects can lead to unhappiness and prevent you from making progress.

Thanks For Reading

Hope you enjoyed reading the major reasons that make ego the enemy. You are free to add more reasons why ego is the enemy in the comment box below.

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