It Is Time

Day’s Verse:
I’ve decided that there’s nothing better to do than go ahead and have a good time and get the most we can out of life. That’s it—eat, drink, and make the most of your job. It’s God’s gift.
Ecclesiastes 3:13-ish

Strapping on my watch always helps me get into a working-world frame of mind. I don’t wear a watch at home; watches are for keeping track of time during a training and making sure we stay on schedule. During trainings, I usually preface our breaks by saying, “Okay, we’ll do a 15-minute break. It’s 10:25 right now, so be back by 10:40.” Then, at 10:40, I make sure we’re really going again. If people are off answering emails on their smartphones, we start anyway, because I’m a firm believer in sticking to the schedule. We start on time, and we almost always finish early. During the training, I keep an eye on my watch while the other trainer is talking, too, and I’ll help her keep on time (solicited help that we agreed upon ahead of time). Continue Reading >>