I Can Do It All
What's up people?! I hope you, yes you who are reading this post, are doing well. Before we get out of the season of guest bloggers, I have one more guest post I'd like to present from my good man Byron Washington. Byron is no stranger to Simply Dondrae. He came through not too long ago and dropped a post before. He has a lot of wisdom and a lot to offer.
Byron Washington is an author, youth mentor, minister, life consultant and husband who wants to see people changed and empowered to reach their full potential in life. www.byronwashington.com
How much do you accomplish in a day? How much of that do you actually need to do? Checkout what Byron has to say about your schedule.
I Can Do it All…
My foot standeth in an even place… - Psalm 26: 12
This week has been extremely busy. Work, travel, organizing a surprise bachelor event (nothing ungodly), preparing for my best friend’s wedding, planning for my two year anniversary and trying to write this blog post.
Earlier this year my wife went to a great training: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The training had some really great information about time management, priorities and organization. One of the points that raced through my head this morning as I ran out to my early meeting was the idea that, “we cannot do it all…”
I am a very specific/detailed person were it comes to certain things. My wife just laughs at me because of how specific I can be. In the aforementioned training the participants were told to list all the things that they do in a day and then list the things that ONLY they could do. Not the things that they would prefer to do themselves, list the things that ONLY they could do. Honestly, there are probably only 2 or 3 things that ONLY we can do. The rest can be done by somebody else.
So many times we cloud our schedules thinking we are the only ones that do something when in reality we are not. We burden ourselves with trying to get everything done, because we think we can do it all.
So I delegate a lot and I make my family come first, my husband and our kids- K. Preston
We cannot do it all and if we try to we will live an unbalanced life. We will be stressed, burdened and overwhelmed and we will blame everybody else when in fact we are the culprit.
There are many things I prefer to do, because when I