The Coach for HR Professionals karen@karenwarrencoaching.com

We get to choose how we spend our time.  It’s a beautiful thing.

A ringing phone?  An email or Facebook alert? An unexpected knock on the door?

We don’t have to respond.  No, seriously we don’t.

There is no law that says we must answer the phone when it rings!  Or have to open an email as soon as it hits the inbox.  No law.  I checked.

But what we do get to do is choose how we spend our time. We only get 24 hours each day and then poof, it’s gone.  We’ll never get those hours back.

Now I’m not saying phone calls, emails or surprise visitors are a bad thing.

But what I am saying is that they are interruptions.

And If we are living intentionally and working in flow and then choose to stop for every ring, buzz or knock then how will we ever get anything done?  How will we ever do the things we say matter?

“The inbox is nothing but a convenient organizing system for other people’s agendas.” –  Brendan Burchard

I love this!  So true.

So, what are you choosing when it comes to your time?

Here’s what I do.  I decide. I plan. I honor my plan (yes, this is still a work in progress) and I say no.

And when I do this, I get things done.  Not just random stuff, the things that are important for me.

We all have the same 24/7 and we can’t make more.

Let’s use it the way we want.  It will be fun!

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