He who would move the world must first move himself.
-- Edward Ericson

 

   

The MONTHLY Motivator - November 2007

Getting in the zone

Have you ever had a day when you were positively invincible, a day when you were able to easily get things done, a day when all sorts of good things came your way, a day when every action you took produced the result you desired? Every now and then, everyone has a day like that. Unfortunately, for most people those days don’t seem to come along too often.

Just imagine what life would be like if each and every day could be that way. Think of all the things you could accomplish. Consider how highly effective you would be.

The good news is that you don’t have to wait for one of those days to come along. You are fully capable of getting yourself into “the zone” of maximum effectiveness, any day, any time you desire. Instead of waiting for everything to fall into place, you can make all the things in your world fall into place for you.

Let’s look first at some of the things that can keep you out of the zone. If you could get up in the morning, after a restful night’s sleep, and go directly to doing meaningful, fulfilling work, you’d find yourself getting into the zone of maximum effectiveness much more often. Unfortunately, life doesn’t usually work that way.


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