There’s a reason it’s called the finish LINE and not the finish area.
It’s a clearly defined marker, unambiguous and immovable. You’re either finished or you’re not. Like a light switch is either on or off, there is no “almost finished”.
As entrepreneurs, we define our own finish lines, set the route and the pace. Still we can never be certain that we’re close to the line. We know the path is rarely straight and the curves are things unplanned.
The key is to never slow when you see the finish line on the horizon. To sprint through first base. And once you’re there, don’t waste time on a victory dance because the next leg of your race has already begun.