At 5:00 this morning (my alarm goes off at 4:52, barf) I retweeted Seth Godin’s blog:
This article spoke to me. I catch myself making excuses all the time in all aspects of my life. I’ll read that article later. I’ll start that project after this little fire I put out. I’ll do the dishes in the morning. I always find a way to rationalize it. No matter what words I use to convince myself, those rationalizations all share the same definition: procrastination. What is it I’m always waiting for? If that task is on my mind at that exact moment, why can I not just see it through to it’s completion?
I feel I’ve been distracted. Even though I’ve been at my new job almost 2 months (6 weeks if you subtract Compass and my ACE trip to Birmingham, AL [more on that later]) my heart is still at Sunflower. DO NOT get me wrong, being a part of Team Awesome and working for an incredible, incredible company like Cerner blows my mind daily, but the people at Sunflower were my family for almost 9 years. From age 22 to 31. They saw me through a marriage, a daughter and a layoff. Last Friday the call center I previously supervised was closed down forever. Tomorrow, the call center supervisory team, Network Operations Center and members of several other departments will be without a job (thankfully some have new jobs waiting). Tomorrow marks the closing of one door and kicks my butt into the ocean lying in front of me.
I’m ready to move forward. I am grateful everyday for what I’ve accomplished but there is so much more for me to do. No excuses, to succeed any further I have to complete the tasks at hand.