Speed Is Not What Matters
Do you ever put pressure on yourself because you think you’re “too slow” with a task? Do you think, “If I was only a little faster, I could get more work completed and do a better job?” It’s easy to fall into this trap, especially when you can see other people’s speed. The speed on when you complete a project doesn’t matter, even when you’re faced with a deadline. What matters is what and how you learn and process the information.
Speed is usually a focus when people look at the result and not the process they took. The best way to improve your growth mindset is to give up on the idea of speed and stay fully engaged in the work you’re doing. Plus, this can help you when it comes to enjoying the process as you realize the amount of work you put into the task.
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