It’s easy to get seduced by shiny object syndrome when starting out as a new entrepreneur. You come up with a revolutionary new business idea every few days. You might also want to try a bunch of different avenues - writing, blogging, coding, websites, youtube, you name it. This is a form of short-term thinking.
When starting something new, remember this - Building anything of value requires months (if not years) of focused effort. Is this project something you want to be spending your days on in the long run?
To make this more concrete, visualize the next few years of your life. How would it look if your project took off? Are these skills you want to be learning? Would this bring value to the world? Would you still be as invested in maintaining the project while juggling everything else after the initial period of excitement?
If you focus on one thing you care deeply about, which also has the potential to move the world forward, you will be much more likely to keep going, simply for the joy of creation and learning. The entire process would feel like fun, and you would become unstoppable. Now that’s something worth getting excited about.
Think long-term. It will improve your life in the short-term as well.