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Over the last few weeks, I have been thinking about how many things I have done just because they said so.
I am sure that is true even in your case.
When you highly respect some people and you trust them 100%, you suspend judgment and rational thought and simply take a shortcut and move towards execution.
We all need shortcuts in life and I use them all the time when the instructions come from people the highly respect.
When I don’t have to worry about the “agenda” of the person giving me the instructions.
Better yet, when I am confident that the “agenda” of the person is totally geared towards me becoming a better person.
When I made a quick list of the number of people that can just order me around, I simply felt blessed. The list is quite long and it simply means that I am surrounded by people that I trust and respect.
Look inside yourself and see if you can make a quick list of people where you have that kind of relationship. I am confident that you have a big list too – just that you may never have slowed down to even think about it.
OK here is the real point:
Now think about all the people that matter most to you.
Now imagine, they were doing this exercise and they are asked to make a quick list of people who can tell them something and they would do that just because they said so.
In how many lists will your name appear?
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