In our eagerness for results, however, we forget that waiting is as important as part of life as doing.
There is a purpose for waiting, as Richard Wilhelm, observes in his translation of the I Ching, the book of Changes,. “Waiting is not the mere empty hoping. It has the inner certainty of reaching the goal.”
The period of waiting is a valuable time, during which we can strengthen our inner resources.
If there is nothing we can do about a situation except wait, we can use that opportunity to relax, research, and reflect- all highly useful activities that invariably lead the direction of clarity.
Lead From Within: Like any opportunity, waiting can be used to your advantage
Call To Action: If you are currently in a position of waiting, how can you use the time productively?
Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others. Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.