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We’ve talked about the importance of taking action on many occasions … and in many forms.
I’ve been known to follow this mantra … Ready – Aim – Fire … when I realize it’s better to fire at something … “take action” … than to spend too much time aiming.
Try it. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
The holidays are here and we’re still trying to figure out how we’re going to get it all done. You know, all the productivity stuff we talk about?S o, instead of asking you to work at something – anything – I’ve decided to give you a gift of holiday music to spark your spirit!
There’s a lot of song-writing competition from a bunch of animated folks … Elmo, Winnie the Pooh, Shrek, the Muppets, the Chipmunks … so what can go wrong with my brilliant effort at song-writing?
There is a remarkable breakdown of taste and intelligence at Christmastime. Mature, responsible grown men wear neckties made of holly leaves and drink alcoholic beverages with raw egg yolks and cottage cheese in them. ~ P.J. O’Rourke
Yeah, I know, don’t quit your day job.
So, feel free to sing along to the tune of the 12 Days of Christmas. Key of D Sharp, please.
All together now:
The first thing in business that’s such a pain to me… is the never-ending stinking eee-mail.
Too simple? Not really because results flow from actions. We can never be sure of the outcome despite our good intentions, but we CAN try hard enough to give us the best chance for success.
You’ve probably heard the axiom, “I would have written you a shorter letter but I didn’t have time”?
That’s the essence of this quote … and a core principle that has launched Apple’s meteoric rise to become the most valuable company in the world.
What are you doing to make your life simpler?
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