Sadly... A lot of people have this false sense of what success looks like. They think that ROI on time $ money should be immediate. Like... If it doesn't happen in 30 days, something is wrong and they are frustrated.
They look at social media posts of all the successful people they admire and think that a 7/8 figure income happened with 62 hours worth of effort. News Flash
Just because you became aware of them yesterday doesn't mean they started yesterday. I promise, 99% of them have been working towards where they are now for at least a decade. All of their life's experiences have led up to this point. Even the not so good stuff.
Marie Forleo's first video was 8 years ago (but she was a coach before that). Elon Musk started his first business in 1995.
Gary Vee made thousands of dollars at a lemonade stand back in the 80s.
Oprah got her start in TV 40 years ago.
See a pattern here?
Get rich quick schemes don't exist in the minds of legends.
If you're constantly focusing on your next dollar, and not focusing on longterm legacy in your industry then we need to course correct NOW!
Short term goals are great. They should be benchmarks, not end games. Map out quarterly, short term goals, but make sure that you have a long term vision to sustain it.