We need simple. We need key. We need repetition.
The answer to why do recurring themes help us succeed is painfully obvious. We are constantly overloaded with “important” messages. Without simple, key, repeatable themes, we fail. I (respectfully) dare anyone to show evidence this isn’t so.
Succession planning is very important. Start before you need to.
You can never get enough of what you don’t need to make you happy. – Eric Hoffer
Insight: The only way to learn how to make better decisions is to make better decisions. Wisdom comes from experience and experience comes from making mistakes. Go.
Hey Dad, what’s the most important expectation you have of me?
Yesterday’s answer: Everyday, preach the Gospel, and if necessary, use words.
Before me, may it be delightful.
Behind, may it be delightful.
Around me, may it be delightful.
Above, may it be delightful.
All, may it be delightful. —
Can five short sentences positively impact our day today? Can they bring us joy? Can they, at the very least, plant a “reminder seed” that today will be full of opportunities to give and receive joy?
be a day full of opportunities to give and receive joy. Right? will
Mid Life Wednesday.
is the traditional term many Americans use to describe the middle day of the work week. Hump day
Just get over the hump. Get through Wednesday. Then the weekend will be almost here.
There have been jobs in my life where I felt like that and jobs where I didn’t.
— “My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can”. Cary Grant
Mid life is sort of like hump day. We try to get through life as best we can. If we’re careful, we can get to mid life and have a good grasp on who we are and where we’re headed.
However, if you’re like me, you’ll find yourself asking,
“Is this all there is? There’s got to be more”.
Whether it’s hump day, Monday, Friday or even the weekend, I promise to live in the moment. As best I can, I make that promise with good intentions.
What I have discovered, by the way, is that there is so much more than I ever thought was possible.
I’m the CEO of Me, Inc.
Same with you. It’s up to you to feel this way. Mid life is about accepting responsibility for your outcomes and then working very hard to choose the right path for the outcomes you seek.
Carpe diem, jeff noel 🙂