Creation vs. Construction

In building your business, keep in mind the opposing forces of Creation and Construction. While construction is a fixation on the end game, creation is about how you play the game. Success will depend on both.

The difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed is prized after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists, as the mother can love the unborn child.

– GK Chesterton

Living in the moment

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Looking back in anger, or forward in fear, you’re sure to miss the awareness around. Try instead, living in the moment.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain

In order to be utterly happy the only thing necessary is to refrain from comparing this moment with other moments in the past, which I often did not fully enjoy because I was comparing them with other moments of the future. – Andre Gide

When we can’t access our inner resources, we come to the flawed conclusion that happiness and fulfillment come only from external events. That’s because external events usually bring with them some sort of change. And so we’ve learned to rely on circumstances outside ourselves for forward or backward momentum as we hurtle through life. But we don’t have to do that any longer. We can learn to be the catalysts for our own change. – Sarah Ban Breathnach