What Would the Fly Say?
Simple Objectivity — and some fresh ideas
It’s easy enough to see what your friends should do. Find a better job, set up a small business to sell those cool table-top fountains, ditch the boy- or girl-friend, get the car washed, try a new hair style, stop taking everything so personally, discipline the kid, and so on.
But it’s Oh-So-Hard to see those same types of things in yourself. Correct me if I’m wrong. But experience says I’m not. What’s the difference between their stuff and your stuff? One simple quality:
A fly on the wall would no doubt see your life much differently than you do. It would see past your self-imposed limitations to all the possibility that stands before you — untapped.
Is it a conflict — or a simple case of the "buts"?
The same old conflicts keep you stuck in resignation, apathy, and denial.
The more you keep listening to yourself, the more you hear the same old ideas over and over. And you already know what you think!
How about some fresh ideas?
What could you do to generate an infusion of fresh new tricks?
Even if you don't have the final most perfect solution ever, sometimes simply getting started will generate the momentum you need to find your way. If you're not satisfied with things in your life the way they are, trying a different approach is a pretty good bet.
CONTINUE — read Call In Your Inner Detective
(Explore this topic further in chapters 2, 3, 4 and 15.)