Business Marketing Magazine Summer 2017 - Page 25

How do you address issues of being stuck in past successes or failures and doing your best for today? Because it’s so easy and even natural to allow distractions, interruptions, busy-work, or lack of focus to fill our days and kill our accomplishment - we must be able to immediately give ourselves a paradigm shift! We are the accumulation of our past and as Ben Nilson mentioned in this month’s E-zine, (pg. 13) a successful life is nothing more than a series of successful days! Applying the principle of the Slight Edge to every hour of your day will make you more productive than you ever thought possible. It’s been said that yesterday is the past, tomorrow is the future, but today is a gift – that’s why it’s called the present. One key to this change in paradigm which will allow us to maximize the present was given by William James, the Father of American Psychology. H