In The Big Leagues?
© 2002 Sharon Dalton Williams
recent weeks I've watched quite a number of football
games, both professional and college. Professional and
college football games are played with basically the
same rules. In fact, unless you're an "expert"
in football, you may not be able to tell the difference.
one professional game, the announcer was commenting
on the quality of play of one of the rookie players.
The rookie had played college football the year before
and had been drafted into the National Football League
announcer said that it was time for the rookie to start
playing like a professional. He needed to stop playing
at the college level and start playing at the big league
level since that's where he was now. This comment grabbed
my attention, and I hope it grabs yours too.
I thought about that comment, I saw that at the college
level, players are first and foremost college students
working toward their degree. They do play football,
but football is not the entire focus of their lives.
In professional football, the players live, breathe,
and eat football. That's what they do. That's what they
get paid for.
of us have turned the calendar page over to 2002. All
of us have the same 12 months in our calendars. All
of us have 168 hours in a week, 24 hours in a day. How
we use the time that is allotted to us will determine
whether we are "college level" players or
"big league" players. Which are you?
Do you treat your online business like a hobby rather
than a business?
Are you marketing using spamming techniques or are you
learning how to effectively market your business through
various forms of solid advertising?
Are you putting your professional foot forward by having
your own domain name, a professional e-mail address,
and a professional looking website?
Are you flitting from one opportunity to another trying
to make that "million dollars in a day" or
are you working steadily and slowly toward building
your own strong business?
challenge you today to take a look at your business
goals and what you want to accomplish. If you want to
play in the "big leagues," then you will need
to play at the big league level.
Dalton Williams is the author of "8 Steps to Abundant
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