Do It


Today we have to talk about the ‘do it’ factor. We have discussed time being more important than money in the past because you can make more money and you know you can’t make more time. And we have talked about planning.

Once we know what is important enough to us that we are willing to trade the time, we cannot get back to see ‘it’ done. No matter what ‘it’ may be, we have to do ‘it.’ 

You can do either the task or something else. The question asked  is, “Do you want to do something else?” At the moment, the mind will probably tell you, “Yeah, just relax.” Yet, you know the task needs to get done.

Critical thinking allows you mentally to walk around to the other side of your decision and see what comes out. You were supposed to clean up the kitchen and run the dishwasher. It is scheduled.

Start by thinking of the task you need to do and how long it will take. It’s not a big kitchen. You can probably finish in half an hour. When you start to relax, you never want to stop. Now, imagine what the kitchen looks like after you clean it up. It’s nice and clean, and it makes you feel good.

What would you do knowing this?

Author: Mike Balof

A retired Air Force Master Sergeant, Mike used to lay in bed at night and worry about what would happen if his plant closed or found himself without a job. One day his plant closed. Rather than panic and hysteria (OK, maybe a little) Mike found himself carried away on the adventure of his life. Mike started with the best job he ever had working at Home Depot. He spent 8 years working with job seekers at a local workforce center, helping them to find employment. He then started his own company developing courses, writing books and urging others to follow their own paths into the future. Mike holds a Master of Arts in Adult Education and Training and a Bachelor of Business Management, earned through the University of Phoenix and an AAS degree in Electronics Systems Technology from the Community College of the Air Force. Mike is a member of the Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society.

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