We have been taught to stick with things and that quitting is never the right option. There are many inspirational quotes about never quitting and sticking with the task at hand. However, not everything we get taught is always correct.
When people think about sticking with something and not quitting under any circumstances, they are thinking of quitting at the moment. Deciding to quit while doing the work is quitting at the moment. By creating the circumstances that would make you quit before those circumstances actually come up, you will be able to quit strategically.
Some goals are worth pursuing. Other goals will result in you losing time and money. We need to pay more attention to whether or not we are going to accomplish a goal before we start. Starting and not finishing results in a loss in time and in numerous cases, money.
Instead of sticking with something you know you won’t be able to accomplish, you can quit. By quitting that certain goal, you will open up more time for yourself so you can accomplish your more important goals. By investing more time into the goals that matter, you will be able to get them accomplished faster and become the best of your niche.
We have been taught that winners never quit. They do, and some of them quit often. There is a difference between quitting in the moment and strategically quitting. Quitting in the moment is not helpful, but strategically quitting can be the difference between a powerful business and a flop.