Although it might be difficult to believe, each interruption involves a choice.
Sometimes you just have to know when the battle you’re fighting is one best walked away from, than fought to the cold, bitter end.
Time is a created thing. To say, “I don’t have time” is like saying “I don’t want to.
Life is defined by time, appreciate the beauty of time;
A time to plant, a time to harvest.
A time to cry, a time to laugh.
A time to be sad, a time to be happy.
A time to be born, a time to die.
As you get older you strip away the things you don’t have time for, and then you are left with only the things you have time for. Your life gets skinnier and skinnier until you wonder why you go on. You go on because there are things that must get done. You become no longer a person so much as a place, an unfunny place where things come to get done.
Our modern day, hyper-rat-race culture often leads us to mistakenly confuse
‘busy’ for ‘success’. The truth of the matter is that if you’re constantly having to tell people how busy you are and how overwhelmed with work or stressed you are, what you’re really telling them is that you can’t cope with what’s on your plate. You’re ‘failing’.
You gotta make it a priority to make your priorities a priority.
He put this engine [a silver pocket watch] into our ears, which made an incessant noise, like that of a water-mill: and we conjecture it is either some unknown animal, or the god that he worships; but we are more inclined to the latter opinion, because he assured us, (if we understood him right, for he expressed himself very imperfectly) that he seldom did any thing without consulting it. He called it his oracle, and said, it pointed out the time for every action of his life.
TIME: Today Is My Everything
Everyone is a business person. You must be in the business of managing your time. Managing your time means managing your life. Good time managers are good life managers, and vice versa.