To move ourselves forward we need to exchange a unit of our time, be that an hour, a day or a year, for something that helps us grow.
The benefit we get is usually pretty easy to quantify - it could be mental, physical or spiritual - but what about the cost ?
What is that hour worth ?
An hour of reading vs an hour of Netflix is simple, but what about an hour of reading vs an hour of e-mail, or an hour doing that thing for your boss, or an hour with your family…?
Personal growth is ultimately a cost/benefit analysis - moving forward comes at a cost, for which we gain a benefit - the real challenge is working out whether the cost, or the benefit, is really worth it….