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Discussion on: How do you stay motivated?

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We all need motivation to get started, that is how we figure out what to even do.
You get motivated to start learning to code and you get started, I call this the Spark.
But relying on staying motivated is not a good strategy.
So after we have the Spark, we must create an Engine to keep our initial momentum going.
For me the Engine consists of a few things:

  • Staying accountable to others - example working on a software projects with other people or getting early users as soon as possible.
  • Creating a productivity/organization system by defining my tasks in Trello, LifeHQ and working on my tasks in Focus Sessions
  • Scheduling time to work on the project in my calendar, If you don't schedule it, the time won't appear by itself