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Tool are worthless, unless..... *PIC*

How do you make a hundred strip joints perfectly tight?

How do you remove every scratch and polish every square inch of your boat so it shines before varnish?

The number one question people ask me is, "How long does it take?"

Is our time too important to waste doing tedious tasks?

To use any tool well, you have to train your mind to focus, to be present.

The key to tacking the biggest task is to focus on small parts, work in a tiny area where you will see quick success, complete the task in this area so you are done with it and move to the area.

You must control your mind. Be present. Focus on the task. And time will be suspended.

After all the years I've been doing this, this is the key, be present, focus. Fighting distractions, not thinking about what's next, or what happened earlier, but being present is a constant battle.

When you can focus, work goes easily. When your mind is present, time is suspended, and there are no accidents.

Ours brains run around like a troop of monkeys on a caffeine high. Without control over your attention wondering, accidents happen and the best tools are worthless.

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Well said. *NM*
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