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Make Your Mark by Margie Warrell

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Step 2 Set your compass

LIKE A SHIP ADRIFT AT SEA, WHEN YOU'RE UNSURE WHERE YOU WANT TO END UP, YOU RISK DRIFTING ALONG THE PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE AND LANDING IN A PLACE YOU'D NEVER CONSCIOUSLY CHOOSE. LIVE BY DESIGN, NOT DEFAULT.

Time is a great equaliser. No matter how hard we may try, we're all gifted with the same 24 hours in a day, seven days in a week, 52 weeks in a year.

So why is it that some people accomplish so much over the course of their lives and others so little? Is it their sharp mind, good looks or good luck?

Hardly. (Plenty of people endowed with all these qualities do very little.)

It's their clarity.

They know what they want, they know why they want it and every decision they make, every day they work, is aligned towards it.

CLARITY = POWER

So too, the clearer you are about what you want (what your ‘ideal' looks like in every area of your life), the better equipped you'll be to prioritise your time and channel your resources to make it a reality.

In your career, your marriage, family, friendships, finances, body or business — wherever you lack clarity about what you want — your power is diluted. Your power to make smart decisions and set clear boundaries. To tap resourcefulness and grow resilience. To build collaborative relationships and expand influence. To identify opportunity and be an inspirational leader in your workplace, your family and far beyond.

IT'S WHY PEOPLE WHO HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THEY WANT SOMETIMES END UP IN A PLACE THEY DON'T MUCH ...

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