Others of us buy yearly planners every December 31st because "this is the year we're getting it together." Then sometime around mid-February we stick Post-It Notes™ in the calendar pages until we eventually leave the calendar at the airport or train station. It is at this point we breathe a sigh of relief and joyfully return to the comfort of running our lives--and businesses--on the backs of napkins and toll receipts.
While one group would certainly (and does) frown on the opposite approach of the other, both have equal opportunities to excel. Each seems entirely natural to its adherents and they often can't understand how the other accomplishes anything. Paradoxically, each needs to stop focusing on "how" and totally immerse themselves in the "what."
And there is a way to do that.
It's All About Being Fully Engaged
Think of it this way: you've had special moments where everything just flowed, you were immersed in what you were doing, and it may have seemed as if time were standing still. The work itself was its own reward.
I don't want to steal David's thunder by doing a cheesy cut-and-and past, so take a click at Flow Into Engagement. David supplies an outline of the process as well as links for further exploration.
For those of you who are looking for new ways to become immersed, engaged, and satisfied, this could offer a new way of thinking about how you approach life and work.
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