In that moment of silence you could hear the voice in your head talking. Say “thank you”and ask it to be quiet momentarily.
Being in the Now right in this moment is as easy as 1, 2, 3. For some, this experience is peaceful and generates absolute focus; for others, it may feel life-threatening like falling in a well
Alice in Wonderland Act III Scene 1
Alice: It looks like the very same garden we were in when we started to run!
Rabbit: You’d have to run at least twice as fast as you can to get anywhere else. It takes everything you’ve got to keep the clock from turning back.
Alice: How strange!
Rabbit: It happens every day, only you don’t notice it.
The day-to-day business world is an environment that demands attention to detail, decisiveness, follow-through, delegation, and fine-tuning.
The changes facing business today go far beyond a choice of what technology or which vendor to use. It is in reality a revolution in business culture.
Its speed and momentum cause business managers and owners to feel a sense of uncertainty and change they can’t quite identify. By quieting the mind and being present fully in this moment, clues begin to appear that clarify action, direction and effect.
There is a speed to business that no longer provides the time cushion for bad choices and decisions. Concern about making those mistakes creates fear and panic, if not outright paralysis. Take time to stop two or three times a day to look at your company, mission, people and clients. Listen and they will tell you what they want and need.
Letting go of what worked last week, last month or last year or the way your Dad did it is not a panacea, but being willing to consider the possibility and having a willingness to look at alternatives could very well be the re energizing force that launches your company into the next decade.
Until then, practice letting go of even the smallest things.
1, 2, 3, LET GO!
Its is that easy.