Collection: Time Management - #8 Jim Rohn 'Don't Mistake Movement For Achievement'



[Transcript]

JIM ROHN 00:00

Here's another key time management essential, don't mistake movement for achievement. It's easy to get faked out by being busy.


Dad comes home at night, all exhausted, falls into chair and says, "oh, I've been going, going, going."


Here's the big question. Doing what?


It's not the going, going and going. Some people are going going going and they're doing figure eights. Their progress is small. So, don't mistake movement for achievement.


Here's another one in sales we learned, don't mistake courtesy for consent.


If somebody's pleasant and they nod, you say, "oh they're going to buy." No, they're courteous, you can't mistake courtesy for consent.


(Source: https://youtu.be/aOWSmNcEBCc)

 

[YAPSS Takeaway]

  • Don't mistake movement for achievement, don't be trap in the rat race unknowingly.

  • Don't mistake courtesy for consent.