March 28, 2011—Issue #80
This week’s focus point: In a workshop, I once asked participants what they would do with an extra million dollars of income. Many people had a hard time deciding about this. A “million” had become an empty metaphor, a superficial goal. TIAABB: There Is Always A Bigger Boat. Think about the outcomes you want to accomplish: family support, education, retirement, travel, philanthropy, and so on. Don’t worry about the input side: X clients, Y sales, Z bank account. Real wealth is discretionary time. You can work so hard merely making money that you erode your actual wealth.
Monday Morning Perspective: Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity. — Sigmund Freud.
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