As you go down your ‘to do’ list, ask yourself ‘How many of these tasks are doing things for other people?’ Many people are surprised that it is the majority. Now, whilst helping and supporting others can feel good, it restricts how you can take yourself forwards with your own dreams and ambitions. It is about a balance and for most that balance is tilted towards using your time to do tasks for other people
Have a look at the Urgent V Important example above. The area circled in red is for urgent and important tasks. Maybe, right now you are spending most of your time here, spending most of your day delivering things for other people. Now have a look at the area circled in green. These are important, but not so urgent tasks. This is the area where you can realise your dreams and ambitions
Did you know that writing your own book takes around 36 hours of work to complete? Others will see you as more of an Authority when your book is published. Working on your own winning plan will bring out your passions and you will find that others want to help you. Whether you are in corporate life or an entrepreneur, dedicating time to pushing towards your own goals will stand you aside of the norm
Have fun out there!