“A goal without a plan is just a wish.”
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
If you have a knack for starting stuff, but aren’t so great at finishing things, why not find someone who is the other way around?
Let’s be honest here…finishing what you start is great advice in general, but it’s also good advice to let people focus on their strengths in business. If you are the hyper-innovative type, you might do best getting the ball rolling on things and finding someone with a project-management or operational orientation to finish them for you.
I know one internet marketer who hired one person for the specific purpose of finishing his unfinished projects for him!
Or, one of the best behavior modification tools you can use is having an accountability partner. Get them to check in with you regularly and keep you on track so you’ll follow through regardless of how you’re feeling. This could be an actual partner, a trusted friend or advisor, or a business or personal coach.
Is Your Business at Risk of Failure?
Most businesses fail — they die a premature death. I hate to be so blunt, but this is the truth. The only thing that varies is just how many businesses fail.
What’s the number one cause of this failure?
Well, according to Dun & Bradstreet, the primary cause is lack of strategic planning.
Entrepreneurs and business owners don’t plan to fail. Rather, they fail to plan (which causes them to fail).
Today’s Question: The town of Bretton Woods in the US was the site of the UN Monetary and Financial Conference in 1944 that led to the establishment of which two seminal world institutions in the subsequent year?
Previous Question: Red Barn, now a historic site in the U.S., was the original manufacturing site of which company?
Previous Answer: Boeing
Built in 1909, it is the oldest airplane-manufacturing facility in the nation and is now part of the Museum of Flight in Seattle.
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