When we think of assets most of us tend to think of things like money, savings accounts, houses, cars, and lands. but while these things are important and play an important role in contributing to our financial and even our emotional well being, they are not as important as this overlooked and underappreciated asset, time.
Time is our greatest asset. With it we purchase and build the foundation of our lives. By the right use of this valuable asset we purchase the most important assets of life like pleasant memories of precious moments with friends and families as well as acquire the knowledge necessary to get the money and things we need to make our life more comfortable.
Used wrongly, the wasting of time lays the foundation for failure. As we fritter away our precious few moments, moments we will never be able to recover, like they were a bag of worthless plug nickels, we are throwing away golden opportunities. Opportunities to learn, to build relationships, and ensure a rich harvest of satisfaction, friendship, knowledge, and even financial stability that a life time of regret and sorrow can never recover.