“There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.” –Mahatma Gandhi
The tortoise and hare story we grew up with is nostalgic and sentimental, but its message seems to relate to other times, before the advent of the busy-ness of modern life.
And yet at any time in history, the present “modern life” surely had the capability to be just as busy as today.
Perhaps it’s never the flurry or circumstances out there that determine our experience but, rather, the hurried-up conditions inside.
A lot has been said about the contrarian idea of slowing down to accomplish more.
We see things and experience moments we would have missed, and sometimes even recognize that the present offers everything we need right in front of us.
Where might you impact the outer experience through a slow, inside job?
Got slow inside job?
“The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.” –James Allen
DARRELL W. GURNEY, Executive/ Career Coach and 20-year recruiting veteran, supports people at all levels to make fulfilling and profitable career transitions. His first book, Headhunters Revealed! Career Secrets for Choosing and Using Professional Recruiters, was winner of the Clarion Award for Best Book by the Association for Women in Communications and was reviewed in Publishers Weekly. His newest book, Never Apply for a Job Again: Break the Rules, Cut the Line, Beat the Rest, has been endorsed by bestselling thought leaders such as Harvey Mackay, Keith Ferrazzi, and Dr. Ivan Misner. A personal and business brand strategist, Darrell’s Stealth Method of networking has helped folks expand their reach within both careers and new client circles. He speaks, leads workshops, and is a media expert on subjects such as recruiting, networking, and finding one’s passion. He was recently named Networking Expert for BeyondB-School.com and offers webinars and programs that get MBA students and working professionals out, connected, and landed.
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