- Should I have accepted that years-ago job offer in Sacramento/Tampa/Indianapolis/etc.?
- Did I leave money on the table when I negotiated that contract with (whomever)?
- Why didn’t I buy Apple stock?
- What was I thinking when I bought… a Buick?
- Why did we not buy that house for (half its current value) back in ’96?
- When will I finally be able to open my own business?
- Will I ever be able to make (salary milestone)?
- Should we splurge on vacation or save for retirement?
- How can I save more money and where should I put it?
- Do I need to go back to school to remain employable?
- What can I do today to produce good results for my clients/customers?
- Do I need to devote my time totally to work, or also on business development?
- Can I enjoy my family life while also staying focused on business?
- What are the most important tasks on my “to do” list for the week?
- Should I try new ways of achieving goals or stick to the tried-and-true?
Yesterday thoughts can inform today and tomorrow decisions, but beating yourself up over past bad choices is useless. Tomorrow thoughts merit long-term consideration and conversation with your spouse/partner.
Today thoughts are the most pressing. The answers to today questions (such as those listed) can help you answer those tomorrow questions.
Today, focus on today.