I’m taking some time off for the holidays, to spend some time with the family. This is a Monday Morning talk I gave a little while back but haven’t posted yet.
Today, I would like to talk to you about where there’s a will, there’s a way.
It’s tempting to find excuses and blame:
for encountering problems that are always the same,
– for not getting things done,
– for staying on the proverbial hamster wheel.
And don’t get me wrong, most of us feel have a full plate. There is a lot to do and a lot of pressure for getting it done.
I get that.
But the truth is:
not getting something done, not finding a new way, staying on the hamster wheel is not a time thing.
It’s a matter of will.
The fact of the matter is we choose not to do, we choose to head down a same path, we choose to complain, we choose to give in and we choose not to fight.
So when you are up against a big wall, a whole pile of stuff to do, it’s really easy to sit and tell yourself,
“OK, I’ll do this, then I’ll find a new way.”
But you know the song – another project comes along; another file, another exam… Until you think to yourself
“I can’t believe I’m doing this this way again, as soon as I get it done I’ll find a new way.”
It’s safe and reassuring to think that way. You hand over responsibility, but you know when you have a will, you do find a way. You look at that mountain and
maybe you get discouraged at first, but you have this need to make things a lot better and bigger. So you find a way for making it happen…drip by drip, you move on
You don’t need permission, you don’t need to wait until someone says “go.”
And, truth is, the harder it is to get there, the more chances that it’s worth it to go.
It’s never a time thing, it’s always a will thing.
Have a great week!