March Madness or March Sadness?

March Madness or March Sadness?

Can you believe that almost 3 months have passed since the New Year’s celebrations? A few weeks ago, I read a quote about time on Forbes which basically stated that time is the only commodity you need to generate money. And it struck me how strongly I felt about it. I thought it was the rashest rationale ever. First, you can’t leverage time! It is a man-made construct to satisfy our psychological need to anchor our perceptions from to moment to moment as reality that hold true forever and it comes into a finite packaging. 24 hours in a day; 60 minutes in an hour and 60 seconds in a minute; not one more! If you have only 24 hours to make money by “selling your time”, you can only make a finite amount of money. Now, if you are selling “value” as opposed to time, the more value you deliver, the higher the price, regardless of time. Second, if that quote held true, then every single entrepreneur who had a plan, goal, milestones, or even the faintest idea of what the new year will look like in terms of revenue, would have achieved their objectives. We were all granted the same amount of time. Is that what happened? Has every entrepreneur out there achieved their financial goals? If you have, congratulations! If you didn’t, why? You probably have heard this anecdote before, when Bill Gates and Warren Buffet each took a piece of paper, and without consulting each other, wrote down what’s responsible for their success. They both chose the same word: FOCUS. Focus is the hardest thing...