How often are you getting out of the weeds to look at your business? Weekly? Monthly? Quarterly? Yearly?
The reality is that for most business owners, the answer is never.
There are two types of ways the brain can think; operationally and strategically. The brain doesn’t do both together well.
When your brain is in operations mode, it is tending the plants and in the weeds, it’s looking to nourish the plants and to pull those weeds out to make a beautiful garden.
When your brain is in strategic mode it might notice that the garden is in a toxic waste dump and nothing is ever going to grow well there.
It’s important to get out of the garden on a semi-regular basis.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m not one of these people who loves failure.
Challenges are a daily phenomenon for the entrepreneur.
Heaven is not wanting to be anywhere else.
That brings out our best.
We’ve all heard the statement, the ends justifies the means.
If you want to do anything extraordinary, it’s likely that you’re going to need to break some rules.
Sometimes, I don’t have anything to add.
Recently I was watching a video of our Prime Minister, Jacinda Adern, speaking about women’s suffrage.