The Pause i just as, if not more, important than the action. I am reminded of the quote from Abraham Lincoln:
“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening my axe.”
My mentor founder and creator of The Hell Yes Life Academy, Pat Russo, posted on instagram a while back. The post had two words on it: Hustle and Align. and the word Hustle is crossed out. Sometimes we get preoccupied with the hustle and the grind but forget to position ourselves in the best way possible — we forget to Align. Life is about the set up as much as it is about the success.
The Pause is how we set ourselves up. Its the work we do when no one is around and no one can see. It’s what allows us to be confident when the hurdles pop up. We know we have prepared for any and everything.
We set ourselves up for this.