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Make Time To Take Time

I know I have spoken on this topic before but coming out of COVID-19 and understanding what we want to do personally and professionally, requires us to STOP and take time to revisit, reinvent, or revitalize our vision. Things just seem to have become messy and unclear in many areas of our lives and we need to again see our life through a clear lens.

I often ask people in my programs – “where they do their best thinking?”

The answers usually vary from, in the car, on the toilet, when I am walking etc. Then I ask them what they think about and without exception they tell me about problems they are trying to fix. Now, there is nothing wrong with this because we all need clear air to gain perspective, but when do we do our creative thinking - that ‘out of the box’ thinking?

Here is my tip for having a clearer vision:

Dedicate time every day to think about what could be, not what is.

Start with just 10 minutes per day and increase that time as you feel comfortable.

Take your situation right now and start to think about what could be rather than thinking about all of the barriers and the reasons why you cannot achieve something.

This is not just some spooky ‘positive thinking’ nonsense – it really works. Unless we begin to see possibility in our lives and start to believe we are worthy and able to achieve that possibility then life will be a constant struggle.

Find some clear air and begin to soar above the daily grind – you will be surprised what you might discover.

So, my challenge this week is to physically block 10 minutes per day out in your diary for creative thinking and be careful, because you might come up with something that is life changing.


Des Penny
Director - Founder

Proteus Leadership


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