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The 70 / 30 rule – a quick reminder

PLAN AS WELL AS DO – 70 ON DO AND 30 ON PLAN

70-30-diagram (1)The rule of 70/30 is one of our most important Business Essentials. It focusses in on the need for us as business people to spend 70 per cent of our time on the today activities and 30 per cent on the tomorrow activities.

Planning is so very important to your everyday success. No matter what business you are in and no matter for how long you have been in business for, planning for each increment of time gives structure we all need.

So a quick tip and reminder to focus some of your attention on the future and not simply on getting through today.

Consulting breakthroughs

I was consulting today with a key client of ours – the focus of the attention was on moving them from one long held position to another. This process – when you are dealing with long held beliefs – is often times challenging.

The breakthrough came when the owners could see that the proving ground they were standing on was not proven. Once a business owner can look very closely at this reality and know it must change – then the movement forward can occur