Last post we were discussing the definition of coveting and how it can take root in our lives. To rid ourselves of anything that could possibly be perceived as coveting is to stop looking at what others have and comparing your fruit to theirs. You may have been given the same opportunity to flourish, but you are in a different season or you might just have more to overcome, to learn from so that when it is time, you have the maturity, knowledge, and understanding to know what to do with what you have been entrusted with.
Hi friends! Last time we were talking about success and creating results. The journey to creating results can seem so smooth until a pit fall comes your way. A pit fall is something that must change in you first in order to move forward and create the life you truly desire. Lets take a look and see which one of these pit falls best describes you and how you will overcome it.
The first pit fall is false pride and ego. False pride and ego is over-estimating and compensating your abilities. When you size up your competition to match their credentials, when you obsess to be better than everyone else and strive to achieve results, when the results and success that you have aren’t good enough, when you think you are already better than everyone else and don’t need any more skills and training because you already know it; these are all classic signs of false pride and ego. Just remember one thing, pride always comes before a fall.
Priorities…we all have them. We all possess the same 24 hours in a day. How we manage our time becomes a choice. Time often means balance, but how many of you find that your time is skewed in a certain area? Is the time we spend at work the same amount of time we spend with our families at home? Is the reverse correct as well? Our time can look like a teeter-totter, back and forth, with one end up in the air and the other down on the ground. We can be receiving one promotion after the next at work. Our day can be filled with important tasks and meetings we must accomplish in order to meet certain demands. At what cost, however, does this effect our families? Do you find yourself asking, ‘where did my time go’ or ‘I wish I had more time with my children.’ Do you feel the tug that your family has come a distant second to the pressures weighing on your shoulders at work? Do you find yourself sacrificing ‘me’ time? Are you experiencing distance, resentment, arguments with your spouse or children? Do you feel in bondage to your work hours, wishing you had more freedom to live that higher quality of life? Here are a few steps to achieving that:
1) Make a list of the tasks that are needing to be accomplished instead of trying to remember them all in your head.
2) Prioritize your tasks in the number of importance of being fulfilled.
3) If there are tasks that can be delegated out, pass the torch; this will free up more of your time.
4) If there are tasks that do not get accomplished for the day, make them your top priority for the next day.
5) Allow yourself to be flexible with your time and open to change, you may find you have more time in between meetings or tasks to fit another task in.
6) Put family first before work responsibilities. Schedule work time around your family.
7) Schedule time for yourself. spouse, and children that is strictly for you and them.
For more tips and strategies in prioritizing your time while increasing value in your relationships, please listen by clicking here, How Much Growth Would You Like To See In The Next 12 Months? or by reading content by coach and mentor, Dani Johnson by visiting www.danijohnson.com.