NO

NO! You can’t do it!
NO! There isn’t enough time!
NO! It’s not going to happen!
NO! Not now!

How do you feel about no? I hate it! I’ve always believed that no was the great limiter, the false barrier between success and failure, the refuge of those with limited imaginations.

OR IS IT?

I often find myself holding my tongue when I hear new ideas knowing (wrong word…how would I know…), believing (better), based on my experience or instinct that we would better served spending time on something else.

But then you re-think and wonder what if?

What if you just don’t see it? What if it’s really the best idea in the world and you just hate it for one reason or another.

And then you re-think again…

What if you are right? What if you are wasting time and the real idea, you could have nurtured and pushed, never sees the light of day!

What a dilemma! What do we do?

And then I read this:

“It comes from saying no to 1,000 things to make sure we don’t get on the wrong track or try to do too much.”
Steve Jobs

JOBS SAYS NO!

Think about that. He is talking about success. IPOD, IPHONE and he says “no.”

SO? When do was say no? When don’t we…

What do you think?

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