XXXV - The Greatest Skill You Can Learn


XXXV - The Greatest Skill You Can Learn

Grand rising Reader.

In todays world, we are overwhelmed with choice.

You go to a restaurant and there is that one family member who can't decide between the steak, pasta, or fish.

You want to buy clothes?

Here's 112 different pairs of shoes.

Here's 367 different types of hoody.

Here's 78 different suits.

You want to watch something?

Your first hurdle is choosing the platform.

Amazon Prime?

Netflix?

Disney?

ITV?

Youtube?

Apple TV?

Let alone the rest.

And then after you've selected your platform.

You have 1000's of potential shows and films all thrown in your face.

Perhaps the algorithm is working so well you then can't pick what to watch because all the options are so good.


We have too much choice.

We're stagnating because our execution is so slow.

We need to limit our choices.

No Plan B.

We're going all in.

I need to do this, so I'm going to do it.

Simple.

Some decisions require research, but are you researching or procrastinating?

In a world that moves slow: The greatest skill you can learn is reducing the amount of time from idea to execution.

We wallow in how long it would take, how to approach it, delaying the task itself extending the time.

We pause at the fear.

We don't know what to pick or do, because we aren't sure in ourselves.

Idea.

Execute.

Repeat.

Learn this.

Drill it into all aspect of your life.

Why are you waiting?

Oh, the choices.

You know what you want.

Deep down.

Remember Gut Instinct?

You need to follow it.

You need to believe in yourself.

You're thinking about fairyland.

You're delaying because you're trying to think of an excuse and justify it.

Idea.

Execute.

Repeat.

Take the lesson and move on.

Thrive in the experience.


BUT THOMAS I HAVE TOO MUCH CHOICE.

I keep a penny close to me on my desk.

In my wallet.

When I sense my hesitation, my delaying.

I pull it out.

I flip it.

The coin is going to decide for me.

And the best thing about it, is that when it's in the air.

You'll know which side you want it to land on.

And if you don't?

Well, the coin has just chosen.

No Plan B.

What are you waiting for?

No one is coming to save you.


The greatest skill you can learn is reducing the amount of time from idea to execution.

Idea.

Execute.

Repeat.


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