Finishing what you start.
Knowing when you need to stop.
Being aware of the impact of your actions.
Knowing when to push further.
Grasping the details.
Taking responsibility for your actions.
Figuring out what comes next.
Holding people accountable.
Understanding what's important and what's not.
Not waiting for the perfect time to move.
Great ideas can be poorly executed. You may make money or achieve some small goal, but the full potential will not have been reached. Execution can elevate the simplest of ideas to new levels of growth and success.
There are several things that people can...
From Walter Kiechel’s The Lords of Strategy:
“Once you start from the idea that the unit of competitive advantage is not necessarily the corporation, as conventionally defined … it’s like in biology, going from thinking of competition among animals to thinking of competition among genes. The...
In order to reframe my perspective on a problem, I will often ask myself how can I complete the same task with half the amount of resources. This may include cutting the budget or the staff assigned to the project in half or reducing the...
It's easy to find a replacement. It doesn't matter what it is. You can just buy another one.
This mindset has changed the way we see people, places, and things. It impacts relationships.
When things are replaceable then their value decreases. We care less about them.
Every interaction with a customer--a text, email, call, or meeting--is an opportunity to create value.
How you communicate with others is just as important as what you are actually saying.
Are you clear, concise, and responsive? Do you give people space and time to respond?
Words carry meaning. ...
Think for a moment about how you connect with another person. Maybe this is a neighbor or a coworker. How exactly do you speak to them or acknowledge them on a daily basis? Do you treat them with respect and are you concerned with...
Creating growth in business is no more complicated than planting and maintaining a garden.
Most importantly there is the issue of context. Are you aware of what your environment will support? Are you planting indoors or outdoors? What time of year is it?
Next, what are...