“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I —
I took the one less travelled by,
And that has made all the difference.”
Robert Frost in The Road Not Taken
I work on the seventh floor of an eight-story office building that houses several hundred team members, maybe over a thousand. Around the start and end of the work day, the area in front of our four elevators is, as you might imagine, fairly crowded. Occasionally out of impatience (and honestly my internal aversion to crowds) I’ll take the stairs. And especially lately, in a move toward being more fit, I’ve begun using the stairs several times a day.
There’s something noteworthy I have observed in those trips: the stairs are never crowded.
And self-improvement in general is very much the same way. The path to growing ourselves and being intentional with priorities and choices is never crowded. Continue reading