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In the past couple of weeks I was very motivated to learn coding and to build my website (Progress Thread below). I was driven by @MJDemarco idea from Unscripted that you have to live temporarily unbalanced (work, work, work) to live in the long-term a balanced life (work whenever you want).

Through this mindset I worked more. Also almost all the time I thought about my idea, to-dos and the progress. After some weeks I have recognized that I wasn't anymore that productive. I couldn't concentrate for too long and generally my work output got lower and lower. Then I thought about my situation and figured I should take some time off to relax. Now I feel more balanced and able to create great things.

I searched the forum for this topic and stumbled over the idea that you should enjoy every day.

How can I connect this with the hard working attitude which throws life out of balance ? Do I miss something?

Is it about finding little pleasures also in the days you work as hell or finding more enjoyment in the work you do?

I highly recommend to read this thread about a similar topic:
Best use of your time vs. enjoyment of your time

My progress thread:
INTRO - Recommendations and a Fastlane Newbie creates a business
 

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No friend, you've not missed anything. That's how this Entrepreneur game is. You just have to grind in hard and smart. Get into a feedback loop. Do things with a proper plan. That's how you make it a journey of worthwhile ride.

If you know you are on the right path, just press it on man.
 

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Do you have an end product in mind before learning how to code?
 
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Do you have an end product in mind before learning how to code?
Yes I do. Maybe I should focus more on the final product and what value I will be able to provide through my service than the to dos I have ?
 

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