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Saturday, July 28, 2007

Engage a taskmaster - The List

Do you realize that great things accomplished had gone through many hours, months or years of planning? Just imagine how much effort and time was spent before a man can be sent to the moon. A beautiful castle is not built without a proper plan. Anyway, remember that both the plan and the planning are important.

This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.” - Susan Polis Schutz

“We have to do the best we can. This is our sacred human responsibility.” - Albert Einstein

“Success is doing what you want to do, when you want, where you want, with whom you want, as much as you want.” - Anthony Robbins

Walter Chrysler said, "I never started producing until I engaged a taskmaster... a written list of things to be done every day."

List making is a thought stimulator, a mind stimulator, a mind sharpener. List making develops observation, concentration, judgement, will power, memory, initiative, imagination and intelligence. And that led to ambition and a vision of a new life.

A list can even make people think our way and do our will. Making up lists sharpens our mind and they increase our efficiency for getting things done.

Take a good look at the photo on the right. You might have to click here to see a bigger view. I find this list very interesting. This is indeed a great idea where one could come out with their own personal list. What do you think?

Well, do list down worthy things to be done every day and act on it.

Photo by BrittneyBush taken from this source

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2 comments:

JesseTheCat said...

I must also make a list, that way I can perhaps accomPlish a whole lot more. I need a bit of re-orginisation in my day, specially as I am now a blogger, lol...need to make balance for spiritual time, family time, blogging time, chores time, and Me time. ! :)

Sam Chan said...

Thanks Jesse, for sharing your valuable thoughts.

List is indeed very powerful. If you look at all those that are busy but yet able to accomplish a lot, you will find that all of them do keep a list of things to be done.

You are right. It is important to have a balance life.

I wish you all the best, Jesse