Culture & Competency

The Procrastinator's Handbook: Mastering the Art of Doing It Now, Jan 19

This week saw a delivery from Amazon (my week is always better when such an event transpires!). One of the books I purchased is The Procrastinator’s Handbook: Mastering the Art of Doing It Now. Although there are many good things that I’m learning as I read it, this one quote from p.95 jumped out and gripped me around the throat:

There is no perfect time to write. There is only now. Barbara Kingsolver

I’m so good at waiting for the “perfect time” … and in so doing I forget the “now”. Wow. What a gem. That line paid for the book!

I’ve used that line as a prompt to living in the now across all aspects of my life in the last day. Eg, “There is no perfect time to be a parent. There is only now”.

Are you waiting for a “perfect time” in an area of your life and thus neglecting the “now”? So …

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