Slow Down, to Go Faster

Slow down so you can go faster. So many times, we go ninety miles an hour all day long only to find we either didn’t really get anything done or we worked on the wrong things.  Slow down, get rested, and prioritize what you need to do. An important part of prioritization is removing things from your list. Learn to say no. You may have items on your list that are unimportant, put there by someone else, or will take you in a completely different direction then you want to go.

So how do you change this?

Step One

Stop. Take a look at what all you have going on.

Step Two

Determine what is important to you.

Step Three

Get rested. You will not be efficient or effective if you are worn out.

Step Four

Prioritize. Take what you determined is important to you and make it a priority.

Step Five

Eliminate. Take another look at everything you are doing. Eliminate anything that is unimportant or distracting.

Now you can start back up and take action on the most important items that will lead you in the direction you want to go.

You have a choice, and the choice is yours.

Bryan Cooper

Financial Life Coach

My Financial Life Coach, LLC

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One response to “Slow Down, to Go Faster

  1. Good article. You’re right on, especially on needing to have enough rest to accomplish things and prioritizing so the things you get done are actually the things that are most important to you.

    One suggestion – I personally find it best to eliminate first before prioritizing. Since eliminating is getting rid of things that aren’t yours to begin with or that aren’t really important, doing that first will give you a burst of energy that makes you more efficient, and makes priroitizing easier, because you have less factors to deal with

    Wishing you a day when all of your most important things get done


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