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Isn't it ironic that successful people are busy while unsuccessful people are too busy?

by Rick Baker
On Aug 28, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

I've never heard a successful person say, "I'm too busy."

I've heard many struggling people say, "I'm too busy."

There must be a cause-and-effect at play here...

Perhaps, successful people never place themselves into too-busy situations, so they never feel or think too-busy?

Perhaps, people who say "I'm too busy" doom themselves to never be successful?

Understanding the power of self-talk and not wanting to take chances on the latter...I choose to never say "I'm too busy."

 

 

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I'm too busy! - I don't have time! | Thought Tweets

If you want to win someone over then let him know that you know what he does when he is at work.

by Rick Baker
On Aug 20, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Most people take at least some pride in their work...so they tell others about what they do when they are at work. 

Few people have the interest or take to time to truly listen to others, so they never really hear let alone remember what others tell them.

You can listen. You can remember. You can let others know you care about what they do at work.

You can inspire people!

 

 

If you can convince yourself you are too busy then you too can make worse decisions.

by Rick Baker
On Aug 17, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

  1. It's all in the way you hold your mind.
  2. You do not have to take the time required to make good decisions. It is your prerogative to make lousy decisions and nobody can take that right away from you.
  3. There's probably no better way to make lousy decisions than holding in your mind the thoughts, "I am too busy" and "I don't have time".
  4. If you put your mind to it you will find your mind will warm to the habit of "I am too busy" and "I don't have time". And soon, very soon, you will be able to make really lousy decisions.

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Delegation & Decisions | I'm too busy! - I don't have time! | Thought Tweets

Time is a most-precious thing. Shame on the people who repeatedly waste time then complain about not having enough of it.

by Rick Baker
On Jul 3, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

We all have the same amount of time...we know the past is gone...we know we have the present...we only hope we have the future.

We all have choices about how we use up our time.

For example, we can choose to make good use of the 'time scraps' that arrive regularly, during work days and during all other days.


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I'm too busy! - I don't have time! | Thought Tweets

It's your choice - be organized or be too busy.

by Rick Baker
On Jun 22, 2019

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I'm too busy! - I don't have time! | Thought Tweets

If you are spending too much time fighting fires at work, your career is getting doused.

by Rick Baker
On Jun 19, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

The economy would get a serious boost if 10% of business people would apply the 80/20 Rule and spend more time doing work directly linked to building value [planning the work and working the plan] and less time fighting fires.

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