“The choice is yours!” (7.18.2020)

Often, Patricia Bokowski, having what you want is a function of letting go of what you have.
If you know what I mean.
Want something?  The Universe / The choice is yours!

Odd, huh, Patricia Bokowski, the stuff some folks cling to?

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“Stop asking people who have never been where you are going for directions.” – NineFrogs

The choice is yours!

Just a quick story I wanted to share.

A few years ago.

My son, frantic, came crashing into my office.

Seems, the screen on his phone froze.

Time: late morning.

A little personal history here.

I worked at Cablevision for 26 years.

And, if there is one thing I learned over all those years.

If something doesn’t work.

Unplug it and reboot it.

We did that for everything at Cablevision.๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

Remember, choose wisely!

So, that’s what I did for my son’s phone.

We did it at least 10 times.

And nothing.

The choice is yours!

Next step.

We decide to hit up the Verizon store.

When we got there, we sit down with the guy.

Explain our problem.

He takes the phone, pushes a bunch of buttons.

And then says exactly what I knew he was going to say.

The phone was too old.

And he needed a new one.

So we left.

Because that is NOT the answer we were looking for!

The choice is yours!

Next up: BestBuy.

Found ourselves another guy.

Told him our story.

Same thing.

He pushed a bunch of buttons (like we did).

Then proceeded to tell us we needed a new phone.

That phones are not meant to last more than a year or two.

Remember, choose wisely!

Stock answer for any phone problems.

These guys must learn that day one.

By this time.

We were both frustrated and annoyed.

So we went home.

The choice is yours!

Still with a phone with a frozen screen.

And I should add, one unhappy son.

I should add.

By this time, (in my head).

I have already determined that I am going to get this phone working.

Remember, choose wisely!

Now, I’m no technical person by any means.

But I just knew I could get that phone working.

We arrived home..

Took a lunch break.

And started brainstorming in my head.

The choice is yours!

Last ditch effort.

Call Apple.๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

Repeat of the past two guys.

He told us to punch a whole bunch of buttons (like we did before).

Then proceeded to tell us that cell phones aren’t built to last more than a year or two?

And I have to tell you.

While all this was going on.

There was this little voice in my head that kept saying, ‘you can fix this.’

The choice is yours!

Choose wisely!

By this point, my son is starting to lose his sh*t.

So, I told my him to leave the phone with me.

Let me work on it.

I can’t tell you exactly what I did.

It was a combination of turning it off and on.

Taking the battery out.

Turning the power off.

And God knows what else I did.

But, low and behold, 45 minutes later.

I FIXED the phone!

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That’s right!

The frozen screen was gone.๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

And all was right with the world!

Well, in our little world at least.

The choice is yours!

So why am I sharing this story with you today?

Because, most people are so quick to give up.

The minute something becomes too hard.

They are like, ‘I’m out!’

And then wonder.

For the rest of their lives.

Why they are so unhappy with their mediocre life.

All because they wouldn’t try a little harder at something.

Maybe a new career?

New job?

School?

Whatever.

All because it got too hard!๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

Let me tell you something.

The HARD is what makes it worth while!

If it was easy, EVERYONE would do it!

The choice is yours!

So, here’s the thing.

Don’t give up!

EVER!

Just.

Don’t.

And if you need to.

Start over.

With whatever you’re doing.

Do you know how many times I’ve started over in my business?

Rebooted?

Countless times.

And it’s ok.

Just don’t walk away! NineFrogs Daily:

The choice is yours! ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

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That’s a wrap!

And remember, The Choice is Yours!

Talk soon,

Patricia <3 always

NineFrogs ~ People will stare. Make it worth their while!

The choice is yours!

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