“Nobody asked you. Nobody told you. Nobody stopped you. You just did it.” At a recent event, I was engaged in a conversation about small business ownership with a good friend of mine, Nancy from Moody’s Analytics. We were discussing the trials and tribulations of small business ownership when she made the above statement. So short, so simple, and so powerful all at once.
With the vast amount of information floating around the atmosphere, there are occasional nuggets that simply connect with you. You’re introduced to it and time stops, like an external force telling you of the moment’s importance in your life. You digest the moment and for an unknown reason, you know this piece of information will change your thought and behavior. The longer you consider the nugget of information, the more you internalize it until you can no longer tell the difference between the tidbit of information and your own beliefs.