Paralysis Analysis Syndrome – How to Get Rid Of It

If you have fallen time and again into the trap of paralysis analysis syndrome, then I and you are no different. We are people who overthink and get lost in the haze of information while losing our knack for action.

But, it doesn’t have to be this way. We can overcome the trap of paralysis by analysis by following a simple set of paradigm shifts. Before we dig in though, let’s define the enemy.

What is Paralysis Analysis Syndrome exactly?

Paralysis Analysis Syndrome is the tendency to drown in information that isn’t actionable. There is a thing called information overload and it’s easy to drown in information in today’s noisy online world.

Paralysis Analysis Syndrome

For the internet marketers and website owners out there, it manifests in checking their stats multiple times a day. How is my traffic today? Let’s dive into Google Analytics. Did I get any likes or shares? Time for the social media high of the day. Did I make any money? Let’s open our affiliate accounts and go wild. Those actions may seem harmless. After all, what’s wrong with checking how things are going? Continue reading →

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What is Shiny Object Syndrome? – An Attitude Disease

I’m sure you can all relate to the following story. I ran hectically to get into my car. I had just finished my workout and had to get back home for my “productive” routine.

That was simply juggling What is Shiny Object Syndromefive tasks from five different projects I had going at once. That state was normal in my mind, but nothing felt normal about it.

Being so busy all day with all those “important” tasks would make someone believe that I was super successful. After all, making progress in so many goals is what it’s all about.

Well, far from it. I was the victim of a disease that plagues today’s society and especially the internet marketing world. That disease is called shiny object syndrome and we all succumb to it from time to time.

But, what is shiny object syndrome? And what ways are there to overcome it? Let’s dive right in. Continue reading →

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