feeling overwhelmed

The Question Tim Ferriss Asks When He’s Feeling Overwhelmed

What do you do when you’re feeling overwhelmed?

Feeling overwhelmed is a common problem that can strike at any moment. As demands roll in from all directions this productivity killing monster often rears it’s ugly head. At first it’s not so bad. We feel busy, challenged, maybe even a little excited that we have so much to do. There’s a catch though. If busy goes on for too long or if tasks pile up too high the excitement quickly turns into despair, action into inaction. But what can we do?

Turn Failure into Motivation

The most successful entrepreneurs always seem to be full of motivation. Even when something goes wrong, they’re eager and ready to go. They don’t just get back up after falling; it’s like they never fell in the first place. How do they manage this great attitude? It turns out that they’ve learned how to turn failure into motivation. Here are some of the ways they do this: