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Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 05/18/2020

Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 05/18/2020


Sometimes people tell me, with compliments intended, that it’s just wonderful how Monday Morning Memo shows up faithfully every Monday morning. “That’s why,” I point out, “it’s not called ‘Tuesday Morning Memo,'” though that reply is often not grokked. (It’s also why so many have emulated my newsletter, which I accept as flattery.)

But what day is this, actually? Whereas I thought the days would drag by, it seems as if I’m saying “good night” to my wife a few minutes after saying “good morning,” and that before I know it, the early hours have migrated into my evening cocktail, and I haven’t cheated by drinking any earlier. My days are filled, there is no moiling around. I handle the house chores, errands, and business commitments with great energy and purpose. Bentley now enjoys daily Frisbee and I already fear letting him down when I travel to Newport next month for my first “live” session in what seems like 10 years.

I hope this demonstrates to all of us the “elasticity of time.” We can do a great deal more than we think without filling our day by “working hard.” And let’s face it, the problems that you and I might encounter along the way are strictly “first world problems.” Most of us can, and have, made the best of this as we are emerging from it. Most of us (if we’re healthy emotionally) have a way of egesting bad news and conditions and focusing on the future.

And in the future my commitment to you is that Monday Morning Memo will continue to arrive on Monday morning, and that way you’ll know what day it is.

There is no catastrophe, no cataclysm, no ill fortune so grim or so pervasive in the course of human history where the correct solution was the deliberate creation of universal poverty.—Alan Weiss

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Alan Weiss is a consultant, speaker, and author of over 60 books. His consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients from over 500 leading organizations around the world.

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