Especially if it is pleasant in the short term but makes the long term even more difficult to address.
This doesn’t mean you have absolutely have to do a thing you’re dreading – you could change course. You don’t have to attempt something you’re not currently capable of – you might have to build up to it.
This chimes with the two reasons Andy Groves gives for not getting a job done – lack of either motivation or capability.
Capability can be increased in lots of different ways. Motivation, too, but there are limits.
If you’re on a path and lacking motivation and feeling like you just don’t want to do something, maybe there’s nothing wrong with your motivation; maybe you really just don’t want to do it, you’ve just got the wrong goal or are on the wrong path…‘Just Get On With It!’ – Ali Campbell
There’s I thing I need to do that I can’t just pleasantly ignore. I’ve been trying to adjust my thinking and find a perspective that helps, without success. I’m on the wrong path – I need to tread a different path to reach my goal.