How you choose to spend your time today has a price. For every one of the 1,440 minutes you spend doing one thing, will be one less on something else.
A Cost to Every Decision
Every time you spend your time on something, you give a piece of your life away. You will never get that time back. Your decisions about how you choose to spend your time come with a price tag. Every decision about how you choose to spend your time costs you time itself. It may also cost you energy or resources such as money and skills. How you choose to spend your time is an investment.
Carefully Consider Your Investment
That’s why it’s important to carefully consider that investment. What should you invest your time in today? If you don’t take time to consider how you choose to spend your time today, then you may end up wasting your time, or making a bad investment.
It is a trap to dedicate something rashlyProverbs 20:25 NIVUK
and only later to consider one’s vows.
Make Your Decisions at the Beginning of Every Day
You may have goals. You may have priorities. You may have a to-do list. But if you don’t stop to consider how you choose to spend your time today, then they may count for nothing. That’s why I spend time at the beginning of my day committing to the appointments in my diary and working out a priority for the tasks I need to do. I use Michael Hyatt’s Full Focus Planner to help me do this. At the end of every day, I review how I’ve spent my time, and sometimes admit I have try to improve this the next day.
There is a price tag to every decision you make on how you choose to spend your time. Count the cost and make wise decisions today.
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