The best resolution you could make in January is to not make a New Year’s Resolution. They rarely work, and tying them to the New Year nearly ensures they never will.
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For years I’ve been hunting down reasons why people are successful, or why they aren’t. In the last few weeks an over-arching single reason seems to be forming for me.
A few years ago I spent a day finishing my first book, because I wanted to go to New Zealand 21 months later. If I didn’t do it that day, the trip was in jeopardy. Why? Because the Long Pole of Success is very predictable.
There is a lot of Business Buzzword Bingo out there around these two words, but they are too important to your success to get them confused.
Vision and Mission are two very different things. And the smaller your business, the more you need them both. Those who have both and live by them always make more money.
The ancient Greeks had two distinctly different words for knowledge. One of them is good for business owners, the other one, not so much.
One of the most common drivers of success is how we handle Trapeze Moments in business. All too often the most sensible response is the wrong one.
A few years ago the Fortune 500 CEOs were all surveyed and ask this question:
“What is your greatest fear?”
The #1 answer – “I’m afraid I will be found out to not know what I’m doing.”
In 2006, we worked hard to become profitable within the first 18 months of building Crankset Group. And the profits went up each year until 2010. Then they started going down and that’s when we got excited. It was a very good sign.