“Forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal....” Philippians 3:13-14
“The tomorrow that you desire and envision may never come to pass if you do not end some things you are doing today.” Henry Cloud, Necessary Endings
What do you need to leave behind?
“He can’t keep up with us.”
“Okay, we’ll have to stop and wait for him.”
Herbie is immortalized in The Goal by Eliyahu Goldratt (1984; more than 6 million sold in 21 languages). Herbie’s boy scout troop is on a hike—Herbie can’t keep up—it’s stop and wait, stop and wait, stop…. The scout master’s solution? Lighten Herbie’s backpack and move him to the front of the line. Stop and wait is solved, but now the whole troop is moving at a slower pace and there’s a lot of grumbling.…Continue Reading
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