One of the least popular places to live in the world is the present.
So many of us spend time either in the past, swimming either in nostalgia or regret. Many spend too much time in the future - either dreading the work that needs to be done or living in some fantasy world of if's and when's.
It can make today seem a distraction. Something to be tolerated. Over time we can end up just going through the motions.
Let's talk about today. Today is all that there is. Right now. The past is in the past, and the future - whether next week or decades - will transform into the present eventually. In the meantime, focus on today. What work can get done today. What progress can get done today. What steps to be taken today. The steps add up. Projects will get finished. New opportunities will present themselves.
Do all you can to make today the best today you can. Look back on it with satisfaction. Rest and repeat. That is how you build a life that is riveting. One day at a time. One step at a time.
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The Rivet Group is an executive search and consulting company based in Charlotte, North Carolina.