I just heard that Guy Kawasaki recently said something like “every business oriented person needs to pour hot wax in their ears so they will stop hearing the continuous stream of bad news”. I think he’s right. We not only need to remove the clutter of bad news, but we also need to fill our mind with good information.Deep in the Amazon during the hot, dry season, scientists were surprised to discover that the dry season is actually the “good season” for tree and plant growth. That’s right, the Amazon actually goes through an annual period of “recession” (shortage of water) lasting several months and yet those same regions actually “green up” during that time. This was not true of cleared areas where cattle grazed and grass grew, but in the rainforest, the dry season is a time of rapid growth.
Here’s how it works… The forest soil retains much of the moisture from the rainy season down as far as 30 feet where the roots can still access all the water they need. When the sun is shining, it provides the power to fuel the production process of wood, leaves, fruit, nuts, etc. Water is information (Isaiah 11:9 / Eph 5:26) and light enables vision which drives production (work).
What you have is a picture of a person or a company who stores up information or resource (see Prov 10:14) to be used when everyone else is in recession. J.D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie made their moves during the great depression of the 1870’s. Conrad Hilton and J. Paul Getty made their moves during the Great Depression of the 1930’s. They advanced when everyone else was retreating.
Which way are you headed? Care to advance with me? Folks, if you will shut off the spigot of bad news and fill your mind with good information you can enter the best time of growth you’ve ever experienced despite what everyone else is experiencing. When most people are retreating, it’s the best time to be advancing. There is less competition for that market space. I am not sure how long our current recession will last, but I do know that it is the best window of opportunity I’ve ever lived in!
If you have ever wanted to know how to prosper during down times and if you’ve ever been interested in being used by God to help others survive and prosper when the world is in decline, join me today at 2:00 pm EST for our live call and webinar to explore what it takes to become a rainforest certified business coach whom the world seeks out for answers. You can prosper like the tree planted by the river, regardless of the economic climate and we can help you do that!