Happy holidays. As of today, there are TEN shopping days before Christmas which means the malls will be packed, the post office will be a mess and your internet will be in full use placing orders. Nothing like a deadline to create a little urgency.
Where else do you feel urgency? As I come to the end of the year, I like to take an inventory of my life:
- How are my relationships doing?
- How are my businesses doing?
- How is my health doing?
When I think about it, those are the big three. The people I care about, the ability to do things health wise and the funding needed for both from my business or job.
What questions are you asking yourself?
I bring this up because time is moving and is moving quickly. When I was in my twenties, the future was infinite. As I hit my thirties, there was time to catch up, make up and maybe grow up. Now that I am in my mid forties I view things differently and with more urgency.
Not quite a crisis, but urgent.
The reality is that time is short—or at least that is how I need to treat time. When the temptation is there to take my foot off the gas, I need to do just the opposite. I need to push the pedal to the floor.
So in 2016, there are a few things I need to focus on:
- Where am I wasting time—stop doing it.
- Where can I get the best return—do more of it.
- Who do I need to spend more time with—allocate the time to it.
How about you? If you need help walking through the exercise, reach out to your local business coach with ActionCOACH.
Wishing you a wonderful holiday season and profitable 2016.