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Watching the US Election? You May Need to Change the Set of Your Sail

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About 3 days ago from Steve Slisar's Twitter via WordPress.com



politics-is-part-of-the-wind-that-blows-but-what-affects-your-success-is-how-you-set-your-sail-a-quote-from-jim-rohn-start-a-bookkeeping-businessI’m not one to blog about politics; there are enough people doing that already. However, I couldn’t help but be reminded of something I heard in an audio cassette by Jim Rohn, who I referred to in an earlier blog about starting a bookkeeping business. I’ll paraphrase it here in my own words:

Circumstances around you, changes in the weather, in politics, at your work, are all the wind that blows. Things will change and much of it is beyond your control so you AND everyone else just has to live with it. What you can control is how you think, the goals you set and the things you DO with what you know. Jim Rohn calls this the ‘Set of the Sail’.

Take a look at this video; hear him speak. One of the things I like most about Jim Rohn is that he doesn’t mince words. He speaks simply and plainly with very clear concepts:

However, while I am making mention of the recent US election and politics, Politico.com is a website with awesome visualisations of how results transpire. Enjoy 🙂

Here’s the audio about the wind that blows and the set of your sail. I hope it helps no matter what the result of this or any election. It’s also extremely relevant to anybody working in business.

— Steve Slisar, MD, EzyLearn

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