The when, then trap

I will act now. Success will not wait. This is the time. This is the place. I am the person. Og Mandino 1923 – 1996 Have you ever been caught in the “when, then” trap? In case you’re not sure what I mean, let me give you an example from my¬†experience coaching other professionals. I was working with a small business owner who was struggling to get things done. He was working way too many hours and generating mediocre results. I suggested that he might not be¬†spending his time wisely. I went on to tell him how Sir Richard Branson, …
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How much do you value your time?

Do you love life? Then do not squander time; for that is the stuff life is made of. Benjamin Franklin 1706 – 1790 Have you ever considered what your time is worth — and more importantly, what you might do to increase the value of your time? We like to talk about equality. Well, this is one area of life where we’re all equal. We all get the same amount of time each day. But if you could measure how time is used, you’d find extreme differences in the ways we spend and value our time. Think about how you …
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Traveling through time

If you can look into the seeds of time, And say which grain will grow and which will not, Speak. William Shakespeare 1564 – 1616 Have you ever dreamed about having access to a time machine? You know, the kind in science fiction stories where people get to go backward or forward in time. I’ll be honest; I have, on more than a few occasions. I think we all indulge in that fantasy at different points in our lives: we long for the ability to go back and change some past event or to go forward and get a glimpse …
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