Simplify My Life, Please

Everyone is overwhelmed.  Overfed.  Overstimulated.  Over-informed.  We’ve all got much too much, going much too fast, sometimes going nowhere but in circles.

I just spent way more than desired time on selecting a theme for this blog from the template options offered.  There were simply too many choices.  I wanted to decide, but too much choice was a burden.

All day long I’m asked by my customers, “What have you got?”  Really?  Can you not put just a little bit of thought into that question, because honestly I don’t think you want to know everything I’ve got.

Really, all they want are a few options from me from which to choose.  People love a Lo/Med/Hi menu.  Works like a charm every time.  Overlay a graduated discount schedule and you’ve made a new friend.

Strive to avoid perfection.  Perfection is elusive and counter-productive.  No one wants perfection.  They want options.  Give me A, B or C.  Then we call it a day.

And I can go back to driving with my thigh, while texting, channel surfing, drinking coffee and navigating another merge.  Much too much.


About Melanie M. Morris
Broker of Trust and Authenticity I'm really a sales executive, but I'd rather identify with these ideals rather than to simply say...I'm a seller.

4 Responses to Simplify My Life, Please

  1. Edward Feldman says:


  2. mrargie says:

    Voltaire: “Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good.” (As quoted by Gretchen Rubin in her book The Happiness Project, in a chapter titled “Make Time for Friends.”)

  3. mrargie says:

    Voltaire: “Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good.”

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