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Leading with Your Legacy in Mind: Building Lasting Value in Business and Life by Andrew Thorn

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Chapter 21

Using Time Wisely

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.

—WILLIAM PENN

Simply put, legacy making is nothing more than an exercise in using time wisely. Whether your focus is on the next 525,600 minutes or the rest of the 117,000 hours that you will spend over the course of your career, your legacy requires you to use each moment on purpose.

I confess that I am one of the best time wasters I know. I want the same thing you want. I want to get the most out of my day, but I often fall captive to the noise of the world. Its bright lights and big cities are so attractive that I can easily forget what I want most.

Creative avoidance is nurtured by the hours we spend in front of the boob tube, mindlessly surfing the Internet, compulsively ...

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