What you do speaks so loud I cannot hear what you say.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
For leaders who want to sustain their desires and make change happen, time means that the future is not bound by the past and that behavioral cycles can be consciously modified. Time becomes a key discipline for sustainability because leaders who want to demonstrate a new behavior or create a new pattern of behaviors can do so only by being intentional about their use of time. Time is both a fixed asset (we all have the same amount of time) and a variable asset (we conceive of and use our time differently).
Real-World Use of Time
How you spend your time defines you as a leader. Here is how one executive made his own place in the sun.