Ask yourself a why question before you do anything. Its easier than waiting for the things to finish. Its better because you can have an expectation of what you will do. Above all, it saves time.
Ask yourself, is this important? Is this your goal? Its better to do it everytime you wanted to do something more. Challenge yourself by doing the thinking.
When you learn how to do all the above, you will notice taht you will ask more questions, and this will excite you more.
But first, start doing it before you juggle with 8454 datasets.
p/s; Is starting to do all the above.