Activity Without Accomplishment

I love inspirational movies that are based on a true story. One of my favorites is a basketball movie called Glory Road. (I you haven’t seen it, I highly recommend it). There is a scene in the movie where the the coach (Don Haskins) is working with a player one on one and he says, “Do you expect me to react to all that head shake and body gyration? It is activity without accomplishment.” He was teaching him an important lesson in basketball but I think it has universal implications. How often are we guilty of activity without accomplishment? Are we constantly busy or are we actually productive? There is a difference. I heard this analogy the other day and loved it. “None of us should be like the fisherman who thinks he has been fishing all day when in reality he has spent most of his time getting to
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Make The Most of Your Free Time

What are you doing with your free time? Here is a little math for you – If you sleep 7 hours a day and work 8, you still have 63 hours a week in free time which is 252 hours a month and 3024 in a year. What are you doing with your 3024 hours? People complain they don’t have time to exercise, read books, spend time with friends and family, etc… but we all have the same amount of hours in a day. The truth is many of us waste that time with TV and mindless surfing of the internet. Recent studies show that Americans average nearly 10 hours a day between TV and surfing the internet. That is a lot of time wasted! Make the most of your free time. Do something productive. Spend time with those you love. Read. Learn new skills. Exercise. Ultimately the way we
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