Thursday, September 17, 2015
Collecting Your Thoughts When Stuck On A Project
When you are working on a project - whether for work or for a personal hobby - it can be easy to get "stuck." And many people end up pushing so hard when they get stuck that they are unable to push past this point, which leaves them more and more frustrated. But when you get stuck on a project - regardless of whether the project in question is for work, for creativity, or even just for fun - it is better to ease your way out than to try to push. And simply collecting your thoughts is often the best way to ease yourself out of one of these ruts. It is important that you find the way that works best for you to collect your thoughts, as different methods work well for different people. For instance, if you are working on a project team some people find that brainstorming helps them get out of a rut. If this is this case for you, you will need to make sure that it is similarly the case for the other members of your project team. If it is, you will be able to push out of a rut with the help of the rest of your project team, and you will be able to help them when they end up in a rut as well. Other people find that they are able to collect their thoughts best when they simply go out for a little walk. By getting outside for a bit (or even just by getting away from their desk), they can sort through their ideas and organize all their thoughts. By the time they return to their desk, they are ready to attack the project again with a whole new perspective. And one of the was that seems to work best of all for getting out of a rut - as strange as it might seem - is to just not think of the problem at all. Many people find that the breakthrough just seems to come of its own accord the moment they stop thinking about the project and force themselves to move onto other things. There is nothing wrong with getting stuck on a project - after all, it happens to everyone; the main thing is not whether you get stuck, but is knowing the best way for you to get unstuck!