by Brian Tracy
Anyone who does a great job consistently, over and over, kicks open the doors of opportunity in all directions. Such a person will be hired, paid well, promoted, advanced and given additional responsibilities because there are so few of them.
Make a Decision Today
You can put your life and career into an upward trajectory by making the decision, today, that you are going to become one of the best time managers in your field. And in this session, you will learn how to do it.
Benjamin Franklin once wrote, "Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of."
Exploit Your Most Precious Recourse
Time is your most precious resource. It is all you really have. It is your life. As long as you have lots of time, you can do almost anything. But if your time is cut off for any reason, all of your possibilities are cut off as well.
Queen Elizabeth I of England was one of the richest women in the world. She owned half the country. Yet, when she was on her deathbed, she turned to her doctor and said, "I would give all I have for a few more minutes of time."
Start This Very Minute
The time for you and I to begin to appreciate how valuable and precious each minute is right now, not a later time when our minutes and hours are draining away.
Resolve to become an expert at time management. Work on becoming more efficient every day.
Ask, "Why am I on the payroll?" Whatever your answer to this question, work on it all day long.