You know how your parents always say things like, “The pyramids were not built in a day?” Well, your goals kind of work the same way.
If you were to look at your goals as a whole—for example, having your dream career—they probably look pretty intimidating, right?
Instead, try zooming in on each step that it takes to get there—your first step being something like emailing an old friend who works at your dream company. Doesn’t that seem a lot easier?
That’s exactly the kind of mindset you should have when tackling your goals—take one baby step every day, week, and month to get where you need to go.
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Previously an editor for The Muse, Alyse is proud to prove that yes, English majors can change the world. She’s written almost 500 articles for The Muse on anything from productivity tips to cover letters to bad bosses to cool career changers, many of which have been featured in Fast Company, Forbes, Inc., CNBC's Make It, USA Today College, Lifehacker, Mashable, and more. She calls many places home, including Illinois where she grew up and the small town of Hamilton where she attended Colgate University, but she was born to be a New Yorker. In addition to being an avid writer and reader, Alyse loves to dance, both professionally and while waiting for the subway.More from this Author