I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.
All it might take is half a day to catch everything up, sort everything out, clean everything away, and be ready to begin next week with a whole new lease on life, staying organized as you go.
But still you resist.
You know you will never find time to do that half a day of reorganization. Therefore, you must make time. Winners make time to do what’s really beneficial and important to them. Losers keep trying to find time.
When you hear a pessimistic manager say, “I’m sorry I didn’t get back to you, Dave, I was swamped yesterday,” that swamped feeling has become reality. But being swamped is just an interpretation. If ...