How to Get Over the Shiny Object Syndrome

Have you ever heard of the shiny object syndrome? Maybe you even experienced it. Most of us have when we started our journey with affiliate marketing. In this blog post, I will go ever a few steps that you need to take to go over this syndrome that could hold you back in your life and your business.

The shiny object syndrome is taking down new entrepreneurs every day. In this blog post I will be discussing 6 steps that you can use to help you get past the shiny object syndrome and to accomplishing your life goals.

Start at The Beginning

With the shiny object syndrome, the grass is always greener on the other side. So, for example, you start doing dropshipping and then you discover Amazon FBA business model and you start that.

The problem is that you are always looking for something that can be easy to do and and make you a lot of money. And it does not work that way. You need to assume responsibility and realize that if it’s going to bring you a lot of money it wont be easy to succeed.


Start analyzing the situation. Why are you not succeeding with the things that you are trying? Are you putting in the actual time and effort that is needed to help you succeed with the business model you are trying to learn? If you take a step back from the situation and try to see the big picture you might learn that opportunities are exactly where you are, in the business model you are trying to learn and not in some other new shiny businesses.

No Excuses

You are always the one that needs to make decisions about yourself and your business. By not making excuses you are always in control of the situation and your life. Hold yourself accountable all the time for everything and you will see the change that happens.

Think Solutions

As soon as you analyze the situation and f realize what are the problems, you can come up with solutions. By trying to come up with solutions you stay with your target, you stay with your business model and you are focused on making it work and not on finding something else.

Work Past the Problems

Once you have analyzed the situation and thought about the solutions for your problems is time to start implementing them. What make a good affiliate is an affiliate focused on solutions and one that knows how to solve problems. If you don’t know how to do something find someone that does and pay him to do it for you.


Now that you are focused on finding solution, you are not making excuses ad you are working through your problems, there is only one way you can go and that is forward. Because solving problems means growing as a person and as a business as well. When you solve problems you learn, and when you learn you keep growing.

Do you want to see a more detailed explanation of the shiny object syndrome? Watch the video below.

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