Those who know me won’t believe this statement, but I once made a concerted effort to become a morning person. I would set the alarm on my BlackBerry nice and early. I would extricate myself out of bed after four or five (or six or seven) snooze buttons…
Every hour, minute and second is like a precious relic – there is only one like it, and once it’s gone, it’s gone forever. That’s why time is one of the few absolutely scarce commodities.
For many of us, it is the only truly scarce commodity we will ever deal with.
The one thing we all want is time. Time for family, for friends, for ourselves, and time for doing the things we love.
Unfortunately, time is money, and this inevitably means focusing on money has a cost – doing less of the things you love.
We’ve all had those days: the barista outdoes himself, and from your first coffee, everything is going great. Your priority tasks are getting ticked off, you’re tackling the hard chores head on, and you’re winning, then suddenly it’s 5:31 and you still have a page of overdue jobs on your list: Bills to pay, creditors to call, mystery transactions to investigate.