Most people dream and think success is increasing their revenue and profit, but alas, no growth ever seems to happen. There is no secret to achieving even your most ambitious goal or overcome adversities like drought, floods, fire and now the COVID-19 pandemic. All you need to do is think big success, act small and become more action-orientated.
Think of the mission to the moon in the 1960s. President Kennedy and his advisors could have drafted a wishy-washy goal like “Let’s give a boost to our space program”. The most optimistic assessment of the moon mission’s chances for success was fifty-fifty.
Nonetheless, Congress agreed to the spending $billions on Kennedy’s goal, “this Nation commits itself to achieve the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth”. Given the odds, such a bold commitment was, at the time, outrageous, which was what made it so powerful
‘Thinking big and acting small’ means you may have big ambitious goals. But by taking small steps, one at a time, it will amaze you how they add up. As you examine your plans and aspirations, consider how these words might apply.
To think big, find the full range of possible outcomes. Understand the emerging technology context, rather than assuming you have all there is to help you and how new developments might drive achievements even faster.
Successful businesses are willing to start from a clean sheet of paper and focus on innovation to pursue new products and services which will revolutionise their industry. All bad things must come to an end, and what you learn will bring an enormous sense of freedom and control in these very hectic times.
Start thinking success with the end in mind.
We all know about surprise endings, sad endings and even happy endings. However, none are as meaningful nor transformative as ‘necessary endings’ we should be thinking big about and implementing. A moment’s reflection will confirm life is a series of beginnings and endings.
Many of those endings are natural, positive, highly predictable and seamlessly lead towards the journey you want to have, but you must be able to deal with new beginnings.
Natural endings should be the next logical progression in your life or career growth. Necessary conclusions, on the other hand, are unnatural and the result of a rendezvous with reality and some thinking big.
There’s much to handle during adversity.
Working from home, trying to take care of everyone else, homeschooling, tending to emergencies, inspiring others to keep their heads up, keeping up with the news, trying to figure out the finances and how you’ll survive and build in the new economy.
So much to do, and cause you to worry. However, you don’t need to create mind-blowing progress each day, you just need to take as many small actions and you can, keeping them in alignment with your vision and objectives. The thing which makes people produce amazing results is simple. It comes down to seeking practical advice on how to build new bridges.
There is a difference between straight and crooked thinking. When you are trying to fine-tune your thinking, it can be helpful to use a thoughts record. Contact us to receive a copy, https://faqsupport.com.au/contact-us/
Key Message: Once you’ve defined your big goal, nothing much will happen if you leave it in the drawer and continue wishing and hoping.
“Technology systems, tools and processes can help you to think success, but do the business case first”. Peter Sergeant
“If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking”. Gen George Patton