…so how does it tell time?

The Infinity Piece

Recently I purchased a watch that doesn’t tell time. Yes, you read that right– my newest watch has no arms, no numbers, no moving parts and no battery! Ever since purchasing it I’ve been getting weird looks from people who assume that time appears from a hidden LCD screen, but they couldn’t be more wrong. My watch doesn’t have any super powers, but it does have a very important symbolism behind it.

Allow me to get deep for a minute as I philosophically explain my timepiece…

My Timepiece

In learning about leadership, I found out that there are two types of time: chronos time, which is chronological and finite, and the kairos time, which is based on your appointed and opportune moment. Traditional watches serve as reminders of the chronological time and it naturally prompts individuals to count-down the minutes remaining before a particular event occurs. My timepiece, called the “Infinity Piece,” serves a reminder of the kairos time and it prompts me to not be constrained by the chronos when pursuing something great.

Also, this watch also has the magical power to elicit a bewildered look on the face of anyone who is unfamiliar with my peculiar ways. It creates nonstop entertainment for me when I am in public and individuals catch a glimpse of the watch that doesn’t tell time. While getting my laptop repaired in the Apple store today, a man stared at my watch for about five minutes as his face grew increasingly confused. When my repair was finished, his face looked like he just saw Elvis Presley reveal himself in the form of a moonwalking groundhog, and it was hilarious for me to observe.

While this watch doesn’t have any super powers on its own, my hope is that this infinity piece leads me to strive for greatness this year. If it doesn’t, then the puzzled looks that I get from strangers will make it worth its weight in solid plutonium!

  1. February 2, 2011 - Reply

    I must say that your post got me thinking.I agree that your “Infinity Piece” is a symbol of being apart of the self motivation of achieving and being something great. Apart of achieving greatness is having faith in yourself. While faith is the evidence of things unseen and time is not seen by the human eye figuratively speaking. With that being said this watch simply complements what man argues as well as what is not ideologically but only theoretically accepted to few. Bravo! :]

    • February 2, 2011 - Reply


      @Ashley – WOW! That’s quite an in-depth and very interesting perspective of the timepiece! I absolutely love it! I like how you think!

  2. February 2, 2011 - Reply

    Lol thank you i try. Great minds think alike no?

  3. February 4, 2011 - Reply

    @Ashley – Exactly! * high five *

  4. February 9, 2011 - Reply

    Geremy, I must say that I absolutely love this time piece. I don’t even want to call it a watch because there is no need to “watch” it at all. Instead of focusing on time or what we have no control over, you are placing your energy and thoughts into realizing your dreams and that is what counts. I need to cop me one of those! lol

  5. February 9, 2011 - Reply

    @Denise – Wow! I like your take on it. Great interpretation!

  6. February 24, 2011 - Reply

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