Last week you cited the failure to develop habits that raise one’s level of personal development as the greatest obstacle to success. Is there anything else?
Yes. Be careful not to confuse staying busy with being productive. On the road to success, wherever that may lead, we must learn to say “No” at times to the things that don’t produce the results we desire most. Because our time is limited, if you say “Yes” to one thing, you may be saying “No” to something that is much better. To paraphrase what a wise person once said: “Good can often be the enemy of the great.”
Therefore, you must be vigilant about how you manage your time and regularly ask yourself two questions:
Time is precious. Make it a habit of spending it wisely.