Do you feel like you never have enough time? By the time you solve one business problem, another issue raises its ugly head. You never have enough time to slow down.
You may feel like you have to run around like the Flash from the Justice League. Rushing from one emergency to the other. Always taking on more and having less time to slow down.
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Slowing down may make you feel like a sloth. Just trudging along and never getting anywhere. You may believe slowing down will hinder your ability to lead. But that’s what I want to encourage you to do today. I want you to take a moment, take a deep breath, and slow down.
Everyday there are perfect moments happening.
They’re right in front of us but we let them pass us by.
What’s a perfect moment you ask? Andy Andrews talks about it in his free eBook The Perfect Moment.
It’s a moment in time that creates happiness and peace. Contentment and joy. It’s the little moments that form warm feelings.
You may think I’m crazy feeling this way. “There’s hardly anything perfect going on in my life” you may say. But I challenge you to look around.
Look at the small joys in your life:
- A romantic walk with your wife
- Your child’s beaming smile
- Finding the closest parking spot
- Watching the sunset over Lake Michigan
These may not seem like perfect moments when you first think about it. Take another look. I think you’ll see something different. Read more...