When you “mind your business,” you’re doing a couple of really important things.
- When you “mind your business,” you start the day grounded and breathing in the air around you.
- When you “mind your business,” you focus on what you’re doing. You choose to do work you like, and you’re in one-hundred percent. At work, at home, and at play, do one thing at a time and do it well.
- When you “mind your business,” you’re focused on your work without judgment or gossip about anyone else’s work.
- When you “mind your business,” you pay attention to the details, complete things on time, and do better work. Details are what help you do your best work.
- When you “mind your business,” you are always on the search for “best practices.” How can you run your business/life better? What can be tweaked? What can be added? What can be pitched?
- When you “mind your business,” you are in control. You have choices you can make. You know that weird stuff still happens, but that’s part of your business!
- If you can accept that everything is your business – and still be focused on your specific work – then you can lift your head and see work that needs to be done. Can you make it a daily practice to leave things better than you found them?
“Mind your business” isn’t simple – but what a relief it is to say, “That’s not my business,” and mean it.
Sending you sunny, cool weather, a Maine lighthouse, and a couple of duck babies. Happy 4th!
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