There are days when we think we are "ahead" and days when we are falling "behind". On the best of days we are right where we are suppose to be.
Here are some strategies to help you:
When you are Ahead
mentally acknowledge yourself for being at the "ahead" stage rather
than the "behind" phase. Second, take some time to build in a well
earned break. Third, review the elements of your success. Sometimes we
have developed new skills that have allowed us to move forward. Glean
these as takeaways for the future.
When you are Behind
take a deep breath, acknowledge where you are. Realize that this will
not be forever.Second, spend some time working on strategies. How you
might speed up, or move your project along? Sometimes we have to pull
out of other unnecessary or less important activities to reach a project
goal.Third, seek help. Many times we fall behind because we fail to
enlist help. Sometimes that is what we need to move forward.
This is a best of post from 2010.