"Even if you are on the right track, You’ll get run over if you just sit there. "
Earlier this week I tweeted the above quote and it wound up getting a great response. It's become one of my favorites, because so many of you have great ideas. You're building your business and absolutely on the "right track", but then something happens. You start to question what you're doing, stall and lose your momentum. Then you procrastinate and it becomes even harder to build up speed again. In the mean time, you take a step backwards and start listening to people who doubted your dreams in the first place. There's always somebody waiting to say "I told you so!"
So, let's break the trend...it's not a problem to slow down now and then and be a little more cautious and decisive. It's just bad when you stop believing in your dreams. I've heard a lot of suggestions over the years about goal setting and it's a Saturday morning and perfect to think about over the weekend. Here are just a few:
Remember that being on the right "track" doesn't mean you can't change tracks and move in another direction altogether. The issue that Will Rogers shared with us, so many years ago, is to make sure you don't just sit there, indecisive, doing nothing. That's when you get hit run over!
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