#066 – Margin (Essentialism Pt 16) [Podcast]

Margin is the space between our load and our limits.  It is the amount allowed beyond that which is needed.  Margin is something held in reserve for contingencies or unanticipated situations.



If you and I are going to be effective over the long term, we have to create margin in our lives.  This is not optional.  It is not a luxury; it is something we have to have in order to take care of ourselves and be healthy.  We have to get that margin back in our lives and pace ourselves for the long term.

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“Margin” Show Notes

In this episode, I share on the following topics:

  • The ongoing First Things Listener survey
  • The Need for Margin
  • Watering Your Neighbor’s Lawn
  • Robbing People of Their Adventure
  • The Real Problem is You
  • Create Your Ideal Week

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