Can too much time be a waste of time for an Entrepreneur?

We all know the most important commodity, according to Warren Buffet is time: “it’s the only thing you can’t buy..” but for early stage entrepreneurs the concept does not resonate. Maybe because, the bucket list of activities is too long that its overwhelming or perhaps they have turned into “busy” people that produce little. 

In my own experience time is a variable whose importance expands and contracts daily. It is a fluid medium that can work for you and against you. 

Thinking back to when I was studying for exams, or had an assignment due, I would typically spend more time thinking about it than doing it, opting out rather than spending necessary time to research, understand and compose something meaningful. In that particular instance, it was a Shakespeare essay that tormented me. 

On the flip side; I have been witness to endless draft versions. I remember building out a case study for a mining customer and spending days analysing the format, doing market research and creating if I remember correctly 10 Versions before publishing. 

So what have I learnt, given endless time everyone can amass tremendous wealth and knowledge think back to “HIGHLANDER” maybe there is a remake now, with Sean Connery & Christopher Lambert (weird Swiss English accent), immortality aside, it shows how everyone has the power to add value to this world and create something special. 

If people have ever watched groundhog day with Bill Murray another of my favourites, an on the road journalist stranded in Punxsutawny a quiet town, who lives his life goes on repeat. After numerous repeats he quickly becomes an expert @french @playing pliano @seducing women to name a few.  The question is had he known how to break the cycle could he have learnt it any quicker. 

Time you see can gravitate you towards something or against it. It can bring you closer to your goals or further away from them. Treat what you do in moments of attention and know that once you use it up you can’t get it back. 

How have you managed your time for success?

My tip to Entreprenuers out there get a notebook and @ 20.00 every night write down only 6 things that you need to do tomorrow, in order from hardest to easiest. 

Do it for 21 days –  presto new habit formed

 

 

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