Loved ones, spouses, and friends are rarely impartial. In fact, they’re far too close to our situation to be neutral. Plus, if you’ve ever asked a friend to be your workout buddy or financial accountability partner, only to have them flake on your regular meetups, you know that a professional is really the only person who will be dedicated to your success over time.
As the founders of Oola say: “You are designed by God for greatness and a purpose.”
Did you know? There are only two innate fears that all human beings are born with: the fear of falling and the fear of loud noises. Every other fear is learned. And what can be learned can be unlearned.
Have you ever thought to ask one of them to mentor you? It’s scary, I know. But the reality is that successful people love to share their wisdom with others who are enthusiastic about accomplishing the same thing.
How do you spend your time? My advice is to focus on what you need to do versus what you want to do.
Scrolling through Pinterest, checking social media, mindlessly watching reruns of Friends on TV, or worse, watching disturbing news broadcasts or argumentative talk shows .... these are the time bandits that will steal your future.