Chapter 17

Setting Personal Priorities

I learned that we can do anything, but we can’t do everything... at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.

—Dan Millman, author

Donald is an experienced sales manager who has busted his hump to become VP of international sales. He finds the work exhilarating, and he’s proud of reaching his career goals. Since his children have grown and moved out of the house, he should have plenty of time to get his work done without distractions. Yet, he doesn’t feel as good as he should. Physically, he’s worn out and now, at the busiest time of ...

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