How You Do Anything, Is How You Do Everything!


How You Do Anything, Is How You Do Everything!

16 May 2022 Heart And Mind Matters L. Neil Thrussell Things to Think about 0
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I invite you to think about this statement for a moment, “How you do anything, is how you do everything”. Does this resonate as true for you? Or in your mind is it absolute poppycock?

The first time I heard that statement was around 2000 at a seminar called the Millionaire Mind Intensive by T . Harv Eker. Based on where I was in my own personal journey of self discovery, I remember sort of agreeing with it. But, I didn’t really 100% buy into the overall concept, as I still had lingering tentacles of “victim mentality” I was really not ready to take on complete ownership of my life. (Ownership occurred a little later on in my journey.)

Around that time in my life I had this rather egoic notion of myself, that I was not only a freaking awesome guy, I was an expert in just about everything. I hadn’t really come to grips with the fact that not everyone thought I was the smartest knife in the drawer, or that I didn’t know everything.

Pretending to know EVERYTHING was a great and convenient way to hide my insecurities around not knowing everything. But that conversation is for another blog and another day! 🙂

So back to the statement, “How you do anything, is how you do everything.” For me this statement is true! I am not a huge details person. When I have 70% or 80% of the info, I can make a decision. Sometimes I can make a decision with even less information. Which means I rely on past experiences and gut instincts a lot. Which also means when I am holding conversations with a minute details person, you may see my eyes glaze over and roll back into my sockets. I am NOT a details person.

Knowing and coming to that understanding has helped me out immensely. Grammar and punctuation are not huge in my wheelhouse. That’s why other people edit my work. I need to be competent enough that my writings are compelling or interesting. But, I don’t need to know all the rules of proper grammar verbatim. That is best left to those who have that skill set!

Are you a details person, or are you less detailed? Or does it depend on the topic that you are on whether you are details oriented (specialist) or are you a generalist? Do you make decisions with minimal information or do you need to read and understand the fine print in a contract?

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