We Have to Break Bad Habits!

Last Update: February 13, 2017

I found this story in my inspiration book. It has great application to our online businesses and what we are doing with them.

There's a Hole in my Sidewalk

Chapter 1

I walk down the street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I fall in.
I am lost...
I am helpless.
It isn't my fault.
It takes forever to find a way out.

Chapter 2

I walk down the same street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I pretend I don't see it.
I fall in again.
I can't believe I am in this same place.
But it isn't my fault.
It still takes a long time to get out.

Chapter 3

I walk down the same street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I see it is there.
I still fall in...it's a habit.
But, my eyes are open.
I know where I am.
It is my fault.
I get out immediately.

Chapter 4

I walk down the same street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I walk around it.

Chapter 5

I walk down another street.

by Portia Nelson.


How will you apply the lessons in this story?


Till next time,

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drcmaint Premium
Thanks for this.
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Funkydunc208 Premium
You're welcome.
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amgolf Premium
Can't wait for applied session.
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Funkydunc208 Premium
Watch this space.
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AchuthanN1 Premium
Don`t make the same mistake over and over again or being aware of the pit falls and not falling into it the next time. Awareness, awareness,awareness, that is key I think.
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Funkydunc208 Premium
So true, Nathan. Often we don't use the ability to be self-aware to scrutinize our life course so that we can do things better next time.
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ArmaniTol Premium
Hi Duncan. I felt like a Lemming reading your post. Anyhow, to answer your question on how to apply the lessons in your story is to know and do some research on that "hole" in the sidewalk and try not to fall in it in the first place.
Armand
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Funkydunc208 Premium
Love your comment, Armand. Yes, research it and see why you have to avoid it. Why a different street is the way yo go.
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ClaudiaHB Premium
very interesting, thanks for sharing
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Funkydunc208 Premium
You're welcome.
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