In a fairytale world, she’s the damsel in distress and he’s the gallant knight in shining armor who comes to rescue her from the tower of the evil witch.
Enter reality –
CJ in a
golden steed green bike and Pinky gallop to the sunset walk to the lift of a six-storey apartment building high medieval tower. They speak different languages. They also have different personalities. He is an introvert; she is obedient. And sweet. When asked to kiss him she obliged. Click! goes the knight’s little professor’s very first kiss from a girl besides his mom.
They are only minutes and we have big things that require days, months or forever to do, so do we spend hours discussing the minutes or do we just play it by ear?
Managing My Minutes: Do I Really Need To? shows why and how the minutes matter. It is when the work is great that there’s a need to pay attention to little details. In a sea of chores moms or anyone managing a home may hope the children or loved ones in the household will cooperate so things are done quickly. But that may not be always the case. You wonder why the Jones children behave better, their obedience systematic. Is there a secret trick for that?
Author Lorrie Flem points you to a law in the natural world that serves as a guide to help you understand what you might be getting wrong. It’s not magic, nor a ‘get-rich’ formula but an ‘app’ you can actually make use of. This e-book works around a concept most of us deal with whatever social roles we play – schedule. Now I usually treat schedule as routine, but as this book differentiated the two words, I am seeing how will my ‘puzzle pieces’ fit together nicely.
A recent change in my professional timetable cleared my weekday mornings. I am free Monday to Friday from dawn til midday you would reasonably think I am well on my way to chapter II of my dissertation. Quite the opposite. Being Miss Busy Doing Nothing is alarming. A section of this e-book addresses my predicament and enables me to confirm where I stand on managing my minutes.
You’ll be delighted at how ancient terms bear similarities to business / political references so familiar today. I was. With real life scenario used to analyze the foundation of getting scheduling right, it was then easy for me to nail the thesis of the book, which also provides an assurance that paying attention to the little minutes is worth it in the long run. As a sucker for value of time and effort, the idea works well with me. Find out more of what I’m talking about by reading the book. Details are here. You may want to have a look at the author’s site – Eternal Encouragement for related info.
Thanks to Jen of The Happy Little Homemaker for the product photo.
Disclaimer: I received a copy of this e-book in exchange for an honest and fair review.