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If you are willing to submit yourself, to align with whatever that … dream or vision is for yourself, then you can do great things in your life.

—OPRAH WINFREY

7When Short-Term Needs Clash with Long-Term Goals

“It’s a trap. I’d love to focus more attention on my Big Dream, but I also have to keep food on the table. My job seems to swallow up every bit of my time and energy. At the end of the day I’ve barely got anything left over to give to my family, let alone my dream. How do I get around this?”

It’s a common dilemma. We have an exciting long-term goal, but there are pressing short-term needs that cannot be ignored. The two seem in conflict; meeting our short-term obligations and responsibilities is a full-time job that keeps the long-term ...

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