Thinking too much about the future and not enough about the present reduces your chances of success.
I was sitting on my mat at the yoga studio stretched forward over my knees holding a deep pose.
If you don’t focus enough on the NOW and take the actions your business needs to take NOW, you’ll get to that place you’ve been thinking about in the future.
My teacher often shares ideas and thoughts on life throughout the class. One of them really caught my attention last night and I wanted to share it with you.
She said, “We focus too much on the future, and not enough on the present. We worry too much about things that haven’t happened yet, and don’t spend enough time thinking about and being in the moment we are in.”
I do my best to block out thoughts about business when I’m at my yoga class. Though I admit, it’s hard for me. I’ve been running businesses and consulting for over 14 years. I’m always thinking about business in one form or another.
This time was no different.
My teacher’s words made complete sense from a personal perspective and business perspective.
Too many consultants and business owners spending time creating elaborate plans for their business.
They day dream about how grand things will be in the future.
They put off doing things they might enjoy now until later, because ‘later’ will be a better time. Continue Reading