by Charlotte L. Hanna CMBS Global
I recently came across this inspirational quote from an unknown source: “You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.” ~Author Unknown
So simple, but so true. Only thinking about doing a task will never get it accomplished. Yet, so often the best business ideas, concepts and plans are left abandoned in the fields of our minds. Nothing grows better than weeds in an unattended plot – and once those weeds have taken over it can be difficult to locate and retrieve that valuable thought once again.
What have you been considering over and over again in your mind? What is it that you have failed to act upon, or allowed to be abandoned due to daily distractions? What have you told yourself in the past about an idea that came to you in the middle of the night, that convinced you to turn your back on it come morning? Some of the best ideas may now be lost to you because of indecision and inaction, but they will come to someone else eventually.
Too often, it is only when we see that same idea or plan put into action by another that we are regretfully reminded of what we carelessly left to be choked out by the ‘weeds’ in the field of our own mind. It doesn’t have to be so! [Read more...]