By Fergus King, Shirlaws UK Business Coach
Ask a group of people if they get the concept that going to the gym is a good idea and what happens? 100% of hands go up. Then ask how many have gone to the next step and documented a Fitness Plan? 40% of hands stay up. Then ask how many consistently turn up at the gym week in week out and fully implement their plan? About 10% of hands stay up.
I observe that entrepreneurs typically don’t need new concepts, they need to do more with the concepts they already have. They need Vision AND Strategy AND Implementation.
In the absence of a destination, will any road not take you there? In the absence of a Vision, won’t any Strategy do? And what value does a Strategy have if it’s not fully implemented? Implementation is where the value/ROI sits. Fully implemented, an investment project’s ROI will fund the next investment project and so on along the journey of growth.
Simple as it may sound, I observe the only real difference between a successful business and a very successful business is that the latter implement their plans more fully than others do.
How fully do you implement your plans? Are you the 100%, the 40% or the 10%
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