You're Future Self Will Be Proud
By Jon Belt
A year from now you may wish you had started today." ⏤Karen Lamb
I thought a short quote from author Karen Lamb could be a great beginning, and a quote we can put in our pocket for the rest of our lives! “A year from now you may wish you started today.” This sentence is short and simple but so powerful. Having that mantra in the back of my mind gives me some perspective and motivation to do. I am a big believer of dropping tiny knowledge bombs in our brains and letting them simmer without expectations. This is one of those quotes that has been hovering in my mind for the past week. So, what is that project you know you need to start that your future self will thank you for? Or, if you teach, what can you start chipping away at now to relieve your future self? If you want to start that blog or website, what is stopping you? Not knowing how to do it? Google it, and find the answers. Sometimes it’s that simple. I struggle with this daily⏤stepping away from my distractions to get those things started that I know in the future will give me an extreme level of satisfaction. Like I said last week, start small. Set aside five to ten minutes and let it build.
DO." ⏤Gary Vaynerchuck
Jon Belt is a middle school teacher in Oklahoma City, and the host of the Teacher Tunnel Podcast.