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Leading Continuous Change by Bill Pasmore

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4 Deciding: Think Scarcer

AS NOTED PREVIOUSLY, you can be good at anything you choose; you just can’t be good at everything. There’s a reason why the vast majority of Olympic athletes compete in only one sport; at world-class levels, it takes a dedicated focus to compete against the best of the best. Contrast this kind of single-minded focus with what you observe in your own life. How many things do you try to do at the same time? A short list for many of us would include excelling in our career; being a good parent/partner/friend/son or daughter; giving something back to others; keeping up with current events; finding time to refresh and renew ourselves—you get the idea. As noted by time and health coaches Jack Groppel and Bob Andelman in their ...

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