This ancient Chinese proverbs is real poignant.
Simply put, if you have missed your best chance in building a better life, you can correct your mistake by doing it now.
You miss the best time, now take the second best, do it now. Get more action, more results. And be very proactive to pursue your dream if you have missed the best time.
The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago.
What is the second best if I missed the best time?
Now, today, plant a tree.
Do something for yourself.
Now and Today.
And it is important to realize that success takes time to accomplish, that’s why it is reckoned to be like like planting a tree, where it takes 20 years for it to grow to a useful tree with a solid foundation.
Just like any business, it takes time to build it. If you have missed the best time, which should be long time ago to do the right thing, now would be the only alternative and the second best one is now, and get to do it immediately.
Remember the famous Nike word: Just Do It? Very poignant is’nt it? Yes, if you missed the best chance, just do it now.
Many times we fail because we like to procrastinate, either through laziness or fear of not getting a perfect job done.
We end up with delay of the right things to do, things like planting a good tree 20 years ago. Now, you have missed all the best opportunities, the only second best that you must grasp is now. Take action now. Just do it.
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