I changed today
but nobody saw it.
One of those “AH-HA” type moments
vibrating along the wires.
You might have kids, but you’re not a father.
You might have a wife, but you’re not a husband.
Not until you act like one.
So, how do you act?
Do you stay at work, consumed with opportunity?
Do you get angry and yell, or give time and teach?
These things, these things that you do, you do it to yourself
A teammate quits.
Can you blame him?
It’s your own damn fault. Too busy measuring, planning, scheming.
You think it’s all fine, as long as the bus is travelling down the road
Forget the fact that the wheels came off awhile ago
and you can’t stop
and there are babies in the road ahead.
“WHO LEAVES THEIR BABIES IN THE ROAD?” you scream.
Too focused on that carrot
You’re going to run the babies over. And lose them all.
Don’t change for the better.
Change for the present.