In my limited, but nevertheless real experiences with abuse and powerlessness, I have learned that unless powerlessness is expressed in some form of power it remains within you. It becomes as internally destructive as we are seeing across our nation externally. How do we find a way to address this systemic powerlessness in a way that is more than loud? In a way that is constructive and makes a lasting change? A true change?
Are you ready to take the reins and make 2019 work FOR you? Three simple steps can completely turn around a lack of productivity and give you an increased ROI (return on investment) for your time. Intentional use of these three tools can help bring in abundant fruit from your labor. What are these three gems? Clarity. Focus. Action.
When you look back at 2018, what do you see? What results were produced by your actions? Rejoice in the wins. Celebrate! But if you don’t see the results you would like to see, whether you were busy trying to get things done, or frustrated with yourself that you were just thinking about being busy trying to get things done, remember this…
The first step for a new season is to be sure you have stepped out of the old one. Sometimes change is hard. We like to keep our feet in both the past and the present. But we can’t walk like that. Our feet have to make a choice, because if they aren’t moving in the same place, they aren’t going anywhere.
Focus is the ability to concentrate or direct our focus onto something. One thing. Not everything. The illusion that we can multi-task effectively keeps us scattered, overloaded and continually connected to something that needs to be done.
Change. Those adjustments, modifications and risks that require letting go of the original plan can be uncomfortable at best, and for some even downright unbearable. Why do we resist change? Why is it so distressing?