How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.
There’s something called the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon (recency illusion or recency illusion), it’s when you start noticing things around you that seems to happen more than normal. It happened to me with the time 4:44, yes it’s also a great album by Jay Z (let’s not debate this). I started noticing that time recently, it happens twice a day but for me, it seemed to be happening a lot. That’s no different from when you want to tackle a big project like a film. You’ll start to notice opportunities because your mindset is on the project. Some people say the universe will provide and there’s a lot of truth to that. I’m an introvert and I’ve noticed when I speak it, I start noticing that people around me will help in whatever way they can, it’s like there’s gravity in words.
There is so much data in the world, probably an infinite amount and what we have to do is be a radio. We have to tune in, set our dial to our goal, have tunnel vision and you’ll be able to see exactly what you need to do. You can simply devote a minimum of 15 minutes a day to the project, that’s it. After a month you’ll be able to see the progress. Because when you’re thinking about that big ass elephant you can become dejected and not even attempt that task. So take time, preferably the morning and do your 15 minutes. You’ll thank yourself for it.
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