Thinking Like A Farmer

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Real Estate Agent with Prudential Page Realty

Thinking Like A Farmer by Jim Rohn

One of the difficulties we face in our industrialized age is the fact we've lost our sense of seasons. Unlike the farmer whose priorities change with the seasons, we have become impervious to the natural rhythm of life. As a result, we have our priorities out of balance. Let me illustrate what I mean:

For a farmer, springtime is his most active time. It's then when he must work around the clock, up before the sun and still toiling at the stroke of midnight. He must keep his equipment running at full capacity because he has but a small window of time for the planting of his crop. Eventually winter comes when there is less for him to do to keep him busy.

There is a lesson here. Learn to use the seasons of life. Decide when to pour it on and when to ease back, when to take advantage and when to let things ride. It's easy to keep going from nine to five year in and year out and lose a natural sense of priorities and cycles. Don't let one year blend into another in a seemingly endless parade of tasks and responsibilities. Keep your eye on your own seasons, lest you lose sight of value and substance.

To Your Success,
Jim Rohn

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Comments (2)

Keith Berne
RE/MAX Equity Group, Inc. - Portland, OR
Real Estate Broker, Realtor, GRI
good advice!
Apr 11, 2008 06:42 AM
Bill Gassett
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Hopkinton, MA
Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate
Richard balance in life is certainly important thats for sure. You do have to know what are your priorities at any given point in time. Sometimes it may be your work other times your family and maybe even just yourself.
Apr 11, 2008 10:28 AM