Few engines can run full throttle very long!

Last Update: January 22, 2021

Pilots reduce power after take-off!

  • Most airplane engine failures occur at the first power change...
  • That's why we wait until we are sure we have airspeed and altitude
  • Few, if any engines can maintain full power for long periods of time...
  • Too much pressure... wear and tear.
We all need to reduce power!
  • Pull back the throttle and slow down... pressure to succeed... to rank...
  • You cannot run full speed every day.
  • The older I get, the more I learn this lesson...
  • I no longer strive for success, rank, or recognition.
  • It's fine if you're starting out, but don't try to keep the speed up.

Remember, it's a marathon, not a sprint!

  • Rank and position are important, but health and well-being are more important.
  • There was a time I worked 365/7... pushing, running... "Get 'er done!"
  • Then I landed in the hospital with a heart attack...
  • The doctor told me to slow down or die... It took a while longer before I learned.

This quote from Doug King caught my eye:

"Learn to pause... or nothing worthwhile will catch up to you."

Gotta love it... smell the roses.

Joe

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AlexEvans Premium
It can be hard for people when they first come to WA and are in that honey moon phase, and singing from the roof tops I love this and I am never going to leave this place.

Burn out is a thing.

The online journey is more about finding your pace and rhythm, one that you and you alone can sustain.

More so what your living environment and loved ones can stand.

Wise words Joe.

Alex
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Joes946 Premium
Thanks Alex.
Joe
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miloncashgal Premium
Great Joe, believe or not but I have done this very activity last 5 days. I made few agustments to plans, time for family, and time with my Savior. I refuse to allow something to control me, no matter how bad I want it. So, I got an "oil change" n "checked my fluids" , refreshed and back on the road. Making good time and progress caused the refresh. LET'S MAKE SOME MONEY JOE
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Joes946 Premium
Great reply!
Joe
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BarbaraN Premium
Nothing can continue forever at top speed- whether it be the human body and mind or a manufactured marvel like the plane or car. I'm more familiar with cars. Cars are not built to continue indefinitely at top speed. That burst of speed is designed to get us to a certain spot on the speedometer that we select for a steady forward movement.
The human body and mind can only go at top speed for a certain length of time. Then it has to level off .
Don't know how many times to say it --We're not in a race--we're in a marathon. Whatever niche we pick-and whatever business plan we have designed has a lot to do with how soon we get there.
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Joes946 Premium
Great reply Barbara.
Thanks.
Joe
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RascalEliza1 Premium
Definitely something to take note of Joe. Thanks for sharing.
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Joes946 Premium
Thanks.
Joe
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Carson2 Premium
I've found myself doing that lately. Sorta...kinda. Truthfully, I've pulled back the throttle while recuperating. It may take awhile before I learn this sensible approach. Thanks, Joe.
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Joes946 Premium
I say ole boy... hope you’re doing great!
Joe
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