I’m not known for my patience, or a willingness to wait, and so have created many a business project that was before it’s time!And you know what that often creates? Over-enthusiasm, a lot of people who are not exactly clear about what is being offered, or not in a position to engage with you, and often overwhelm, disappointment or disillusionment when it doesn’t work out as desired.
This comes from placing a significance upon the timing. Whether it is for goal-setting or strategic planning, we have been taught that timing is significant and that we must create as much as possible as quickly as possible, and no matter what, we must meet the timing set.
Does this truly work? Or is it a way of forcing ourselves into action prematurely, without the support of the many underlying energies that can actually allow us to create with ease.
For me personally, it’s now come to the space where I know that around 95% of the ideas I come up with are a little more than the world is ready for right now! So, what to do with a dilemma like that?
Flexibility seems to be the word for the year. The timing on everything is shifting and changing rather dynamically for all of my projects and I am learning to surf those waves in surprising ways.
I’m becoming more willing to create things in their ‘right timing’ as I’ve seen how much time and energy goes into forcing an idea into existence before it is ready!
We always have a choice when timing shows up differently to what we expect. We can force things to be how we have planned, or we can allow for a flow that may lead to something greater!
I have been playing with the idea of working with ‘what is’ (ie what is available right now), rather than trying to make my ideas and plans fit the schedules I would like to create! I am onto my 48th version of my travel schedule for this year, and only now am I seeing that mostly I can’t schedule more than a couple of months ahead - there is much that is yet to fall together for the ease and flow to show up!Which raises the question of ‘right timing’. Is there such a thing? Here’s what I am discovering... Right timing simply means that everything that is required is in place. That there are no huge mountains blocking the way, no deep valley’s to plunge into, nothing that would make the project disappear or crash.
The changes required in the universe have been made. The connections required are set-up and will show up exactly as needed. There is a sense of flow. Right timing means the people that are required are available, the information you need is available, the energies that support the project coming to fruition are in place, there is an underlying sense of possibility that feels light and expansive.
Almost everything will flow with more ease if you are willing to wait for the point of right timing. Sometimes you’ll receive an idea or start a project where you have already passed the point of right timing... so everything is available immediately. That’s why not everything has a sense of having to wait for ‘right timing’. The timing arrived before you were even aware of the choices you could make!
Sometimes we become immobilized by the idea of ‘right timing’. We’d like to do something but we’re not sure. We become the bunny frozen in the headlights, wondering if we should turn right or left.
What if it’s not procrastination? What if it’s an awareness around timing? I have had so many moments of this and a little later discovered exactly the reasons I was hesitating. Sometimes it was after I forced myself to act (leading to situations I did not have ease with), other times I was smart enough to wait and ask some more questions!
How do you know if you are waiting for ‘right timing’? If you have an idea but it has a heaviness or a slowness to it, or it doesn’t have clarity, you’ll know that timing could be an issue.
And here’s the cool thing. Somewhere inside of us we always know. So ask some questions... ‘Is now the time for this project?’ ‘Is there something else required for this project to come to fruition?’ ‘If I create this now, will it create a flow for something greater or will it be creating through force?’ Go with whatever feels light!
Once you have reached the point of ‘right timing’ the changes required have been made and all of the little bunnies are lined up ready to run, your project has it’s green lights and the exact timing becomes a choice.
How much more ease could you have if you are willing to have an awareness of whether your project or idea is in it’s right timing?
So the other thing to know here is if you have tried something before, and it didn’t work, instead of going straight to the conclusion that the idea was wrong or that you were a failure, what if you ask ‘Was the timing incorrect?’. And ask the universe to show you when the timing will work.
What if your ideas are a lot more brilliant than you have ever given yourself credit for? If you are wondering what I am talking about, read about Nikola Tesla... he’s a perfect example of bringing great ideas through in the ‘wrong’ timing. What else would be possible if you were willing to allow ‘right timing’ to contribute to your business and your projects?