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Are You Out of Control?

Submitted by James Higginbotham on September 16, 2009 – 4:18 am3 Comments

It starts simple enough – a problem comes up that needs to be addressed. Then another. Then another. Pretty soon, it seems like things are out of control.

Perhaps you are spending too much time away from home trying to keep your team afloat.

Perhaps you can’t seem to find the time to train new volunteers and leaders, preventing you from finding the time to train new volunteers and leaders, which keeps you from finding time…

Perhaps you are at the limit of what you can take because you are overwhelmed.

Whatever the case may be, it can seem like life is out of control.

How can you get control? By stopping the cycle.

Stop thinking that one more day will solve your problems.

Stop thinking that you can gain control doing the same thing every day.

Stop thinking that you can develop a “time stretcher” that will make a 24 hour day into 28 hours.

Just stop. Stop doing one thing that is less important than all the rest. Just stop. See what happens. Then stop and realize that things can change.Â

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