Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2 Comments
When your day starts slowly
and other tales of functional differences
©Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC
What’s so sacred about MORNING?
I’ve never been able to make friends with the neurotypical glorification of black and white thinking.
Their gurus seem to believe that there is some secret magic WAY to do things that will bring everybody success, happiness and all of life’s goodies — tied up in a pretty little package topped by a lovely little bow.
Many people actually pay good money
to find out what it is.
Then they write books about it, and blog about it, and do TeleClasses about it — repackaging to pass it on: Early Birds get all the good worms. Make sure to Eat your Frog before Breakfast.
SORRY – no such “WAY”
It’s easy to conclude that they’re on to something, those gurus and their disciples. After all, many of them have lives that look highly successful.
How nice of them to entertain us with such a lovely fantasy: if we do what they did, we’ll have what they have.
The gurus only seem to have the secret.
What the followers of those particular gurus are actually paying for to take those seminars is a blueprint of the way those gurus need to do things.
- It might well have worked for them.
- It might even work for YOU.
- But then it again, it probably might not.
YOU are not them. If what they suggests fits with your functional profile, congratulations — assuming, of course you can stay the course.
Turning yourself into a pretzel, however, attempting to do things THEIR way, is the recipe for a dish even less appealing than those worms and frogs they seem to be so eager to suggest as necessary items on the pathway to productivity and success.
If you want to find out what will work for YOU,
you have to take a careful look at how YOU work,
and tweak from there.
Unfortunately, there are quite a few things to understand about functioning before you can figure out why (and where) you operate differently in areas where many others seem to function well. We ALL have to do that, by the way.
- That looking takes a great deal more time than most of us are prepared to give it.
- So most of us struggle on until we find ourselves at the bottom of our own metaphorical wells, wondering what we did “wrong.”
I’ve been working on it myself, practically full-time for thirty-five years now, and I still run into roadblocks I must stop to Sherlock. Yet I believe I have discovered the real secret to success, and I’m not going to charge you a ton of money for it. Not even one red cent.
Are you ready for the REAL secret way?