Seize The Opportunity

View challenges as an opportunity. Said just about every famous leader.

We can view this as just another trite phrase we pair up with a photo and hang on the wall.

Or—we could choose to actually practice virtue by making the best use or the problem before us.

It is our choice as we face a challenge, a problem, an obstacle. We choose how to act.

We could choose a time of semi-forced isolation to learn stillness. Learn to play a musical instrument. Finally read those books that we say we’ve read. Learn another language.

We can choose to search for ways to help someone else.

You have probably heard the Latin advice carpe diem—seize the day. Or perhaps carpe vino—(even better) seize the wine. But we can practice carpe potestatem—seize the opportunity.

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