Analysis Paralysis: How to recognize and overcome it?

What is Analysis Paralysis?

It is a never-ending cycle of “what if’s” with an endless N-ary tree being built in your mind with no leaves to be found.

What happens when you get caught in analysis paralysis?

“If fear of failure is the mother of procrastination, then perfectionism is the father.”

How to overcome analysis paralysis?

According to Eckhart Tolle,
“You must think of analysis paralysis as an addiction.”

“Often doing nothing is worse than doing something.”

“You don’t have to live with a decision forever. If you make a mistake, you can correct it later”-

David Heinemeier Hansson and Jason Fried

“Make decisions now, work on it and make better decisions tomorrow.”



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