“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” – Michael Altshuler
There’s a scene in the new Tom Cruise movie ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ where he’s with a group of young pilots that he’s training for an impossible mission and he says:
“Our greatest enemy is time.”
Without giving anything away, the story arc of the movie involves Cruise’s character realising that he’s not as old as he thinks he is, that he still has something to contribute, not only as a teacher but as a pilot.
“Nothing is so dear and precious as time.” – French Proverb I was working with a client a few weeks ago when they pointed out that one of the changes we’d made to her working life had added 30 days of ‘High Value Focus’ to her business time. How? She listed the top 3 areas…
“Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen.”…
Here’s your shot of weekly inspiration: “I’m struck by how seldom company builders consider the question of what to stop doing, and how they fail to identify inconsistencies in their vision that should be eliminated.” – Jim Collins, author of ‘Good To Great’. This is a quote that every business owner and manager should digest….