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Opportunity

I love this article for one basic reason. The encouragement to grab opportunity the moment it presents itself. I know I’m guilty of making a note, saying I'll get to it tomorrow. Only to see that little note a month later when either it’s too late, or I’ve moved on and simply don't have that initial burst of energy and momentum.

Now, truth be told, I’m pretty good at grabbing opportunity when it arises. But, I’m certainly not 100%. I’m re-committing to what Tim calls occasionally looking like a psycho.
“When I have a phenomenal idea that turns into a potential goal, I never leave the site of that goal without taking action. This habit means that I become obsessed with taking action and will ignore everything else in that moment. This makes me, on occasion, look like a psycho.”
– Tim Denning

What Does Opportunity Look Like?

So, what does this look like for me? Well, for starters, it’s writing this blog post. I almost copied the link and put it with other articles that I wanted to write about. Then, the irony and absurdity of that action hit me. So, here I am, pounding out this post (with a minimal amount of editing) so I can seize this opportunity.

A couple weeks ago, I saw an opportunity to be interviewed on Facebook live by a fellow coach. I grabbed that opportunity and literally, in about 3 minutes, we were live on Facebook (and talking with each other for the first time!) 
Is it scary to grab opportunities when they arise? Hell, yeah. Do those opportunities sometimes not work out the way I thought they would? Again, yeah. But, I’m so much more interested in living a life of , “Well, that didn't go as planned.” rather than “I wonder what would have happened if I had just...”
Where in your life are you holding back? 
What opportunities are cruising right past you? 
What would change if you started grabbing those opportunities? 
I would love to hear your thoughts about this!
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