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Why Wait to Be Great? by Terry Hawkins

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Chapter 17The Buck Stops Here

Why wait to be great? It’s either NOW or TOO LATE! The only time we have is this moment right now, and it’s up to us what we do with it. The moment you had five minutes ago is gone forever! That’s how life works. How we act in each moment is up to us. Giving 100 percent means giving it everything we have. It’s about playing at 100 percent in all that we do — whether it’s kicking a ball with our kids, working on a business document, riding a bike in the park, or having an afternoon nap. It’s about doing it all to the best of our ability and being in the moment. It’s also about being passionate.

My father taught me about passion and giving 100 percent when I landed my first job at age fifteen, scrubbing cupboards in ...

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