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Redefining Time: A Game-Changer for Life and Business

Time, often seen as a rigid construct, is merely a measure of distance in disguise.

In today’s article, we’ll explore how shifting your perspective on time can transform the way you live, work, and build your business, revealing that time is not your most precious resource – it’s your energy.

T I M E is a construct, invented & utilized to measure DISTANCE. I promise you if you “catch” this, it will change how you live and breath, and build your business.

Time does not exist. Well, not really… humans invented it to synchronize activities, but if you peak behind the world of physics, it’s actually much more than that.

Imagine driving a car and complaining because you ran out of miles. “Miles,” I ask… “how does one run out of … miles?”

You don’t.

Time vs Mileage

You can run out of gasoline, because gasoline is a commodity that allows you to traverse distance. You don’t run out of miles, you CLOCK miles…

To go from Atlanta to Memphis you need to traverse 391 miles. Mileage is not an asset, it’s simply the distance you must cover to get what you want, in this case, getting to Memphis.

Now, if you drive due south, from Atlanta, it will take more than 391 miles because you’re headed the wrong direction. That doesn’t mean you are doing anything wrong… who am I to tell you that? You could have wanted to go to a restaurant that’s 20 miles south of the city, and then head to Memphis…

There’s no right or wrong way to do it.

When you get in your car and drive to the gym, or Starbucks, or your office — is there one way to get there? No, probably not.

There are several ways to get there. Some might be expedient, and some might be scenic.

This is why we call it the “scenic route,” and usually the “scenic route” is more enjoyable but more lengthy than the expedient route.

Time and mileage are very similar subjects. There is a way to build my business so that it goes from zero to $10M in one year… there is a way to build my business so that it goes from zero to $10M in ten years.

What is the difference?

The scenic route takes more time. But perhaps it is more enjoyable. Perhaps it is safer. Perhaps it creates less collateral damage along the way.

This is the big problem with optimizing your entire career around “time.” Time is not the most valuable asset you have — energy is.

If you have a full hour but you’re so tired you can’t even see straight, are you going to enjoy it? No… if you read this at 10:30p at night after a long day of back-to-back meetings, you’re likely not pulling out the mileage you could be from the time.

Long story short: the only way to run out of miles and not get where you’re going is to go the wrong way… similarly, “running out of time” isn’t a matter of not having time, it’s a matter of not covering enough distance in the time you have.

You’re not getting “far enough” to justify the time expenditure… burning mileage, not getting anywhere.

Navigating Life’s Journey with Purpose

In closing, remember this: time is not your adversary; it’s your ally.

It’s not about racing against the clock but about making the most of every moment on your unique journey.

So, when you sense time slipping away, pause and ask yourself – are you covering enough ground with the time you have, or is it time to recalibrate your path?

By grasping the true essence of time, we can ensure every mile we travel is a step toward our destination, no matter how scenic the route may be.

‘Til next time,

– The Wealthy Consultant

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One Comment

  • JPRO says:

    Really, really, really good here today Taylor. Yesterday evening I was listing out the differences between efficiency and effectiveness. It seems after reading this, that it Align. Although you may get to your destination faster with the more efficient route, is it adding to your energy by doing so? It seems to me that what’s the most important is not how long it takes, but how well you enjoyed the ride. I might need to read this article a couple more times and internalize it to truly grasp how powerful this is. Blessings to you brother.

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