Time. Its our most valuable asset. We can always make more money. We can always make more friends. We can always get another job or start another business. But time, its the only thing we cant get back. Time is working no matter what. Time truly waits for no man or woman. Maximizing the time we have to live is the best thing we can do. Not just maximizing productivity, although that is important, but not spending any time doing things that aren’t producing what we want in our life. For me I want to become an internationally known speaker, NY time best selling author, create a business where our team is dedicated to changing the world one person at a time so that we can ultimately inspire millions of people to seek, find, and live on their life’s mission and purpose everyday. I want to eventual have a thriving marriage. I want to have challenging friendships. I want to have an abundance of income so I can sow my finances into ministries and non-profits that are making a difference in peoples lives. I have to constantly ask myself, why would I spend any time doing anything that doesn’t produce any of that in my life?
I think we all need to ask ourselves that. Knowing that we get one life to live, and the only thing we are guaranteed is the rest of our life, we just don’t know how long that will be, why would we not maximize every second? Why did I quit my job pre-maturely? Because I know that I will make money, I know that I will create a successful business, but I know for a fact that I could never get the eight hours a day I was spending doing something that wasn’t ultimately producing what I want in my life. “Well Sam eight hours isn’t that much time.” Well I don’t know about you, but any time not spent doing what will create the life I want is not worth the time. We live most of our life making decisions out of fear. So many people have asked me, are you going to be alright not working a job? My answer is of course I will be, if I have to will just go get another job, but we all have a creative spirit on the inside of us that gives us the ability to create the life that we want. I am going to take a chance on myself, because I know I will never get that time back that I would have spent at my job.
We need to maximize every second of our life because we get one shot at making our life awesome. ONE shot. I am not going to live my life out of fear anymore, I am going to live it on faith, and maximize every second doing what creates the life I want. This is a principle that I am working on everyday. If we want better relationships with people, when you go out to eat with friends put your phone away and maximize the time you have with them. Being on your phone does not produce the better relationships you desire with your friends, so why would you spend anytime doing that? Maximize your life, find out what you truly want, and maximize every second because lets face it the only thing we are guaranteed is the rest of our life we just don’t know how long that will be.
-The Professional Encourager and Uplifter