Leonardo da Vinci once stated,"It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end."
The "too-much-invested-to-quit syndrome" is a powerful driver of human behavior. We justify all the time, effort, suffering, and years and years that we devote to something by telling ourselves and others that there must be something worthwhile and important about it or we never would have sunk so much of our lives into it.
Quiting is a reminder that you control the situation and can leave whenever you like.You don't have to be your own prison guard, keepng yourself locked up in a place that isn't working. But that doesn't mean quitting is easy.We're taught that quitting is a sign of weakness, although in many circumstances, itis just the opposite. Sometimes quitting is the bravest alternative, because it requires you to face your failures and announce them publicly. The great news is that quitting allows you to start over with a clean slate.
Learning when to call it quits is crucial. You need to know when to stop pounding on an idea that isn't working and when to move on to something new.