When you start a project, it’s often hard to know where you need to focus. There are often multiple sections/objects that you need to take into consideration. I often question what item I should start with? This often requires that I set priorities for each item.
Selection by priority is hard to do. I ask myself; what is important and what isn’t? Often I just start with one thing and take action. Over time, I’ve found that it’s better to take action on one item than spending extended time trying to reach a conclusion.
However, if I have a center focus, I can quickly make a decision. I just simply run my idea through the lens of the center item. I find the easiest way to explain this is a visual illustration. For a five category project, the X pattern is very helpful.
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