Oct 20 - Not happening fast enough? Is your patience getting the best of you while awaiting your desired results or outcomes? Do you find yourself impatient with others and their inability to respond or take action as you would like them to do? Do you like to see progress and therefore, when it feels like things are at a standstill, you become anxious and impatient? When you are a person who thrives on results and being responsive, it can be challenging to be patient with the rest of the world around you.
When impatience consumes you, a great deal of time is wasted on your unwillingness to accept that you must be more patient. Replace your impatience with action. While there may be things out of your control, there is always an action you can take, regardless of inaction by others or your current circumstances. Only through action can momentum be realized.
Take an MM&I Moment to reawaken your can do versus can’t do mojo if impatience is consuming you at the moment. List what you are impatient about. Is it regarding the actions of a particular person or lack there of? Is it the time it is taking to hear back from someone or the time it is taking to realize completion on a particular initiative? Instead of continually focusing on what is not being accomplished, focus on what you can still accomplish. Is there another project you can focus your attention upon? Is there another person you can engage or involve for added benefit? While the world may not be moving at your pace, you can get so much more accomplished by transforming your impatience into motivation to progress other aspects into motion.
Wide Awake Quote of the Week
“Patience is not the ability to wait, but how you act while waiting.” – Joyce Meyer
Yours in dreaming WIDE awake,
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