Who are you targeting; the masses, or the individual? Ever wonder how they caught the Boston bombers in just a few days?
This photo will give you an idea of what the government is looking at. There are about 700,000 people in the frame, but zoom in and you’ll see that individual faces can be identified.
What if out of that 700,000 people in this picture there were 500 people (0.5%) who would absolutely buy your $10,000 product or service? That’s $5M in sales. Would that be a welcome addition to your business?
But the question is, what is your ability to identify and target your ideal customers?
It’s generally not a question of whether they are out there, it’s a question of how well you can aim.
When we want something, we are taught to visualise that thing, to focus on that image, until we have it.
There’s almost never a completely clean run.
Sometimes wonderful things take you by surprise, they open a new door.
Have you ever moved into a new house and seen something that needed fixing and thought “I’ll get on to that soon”?
Humans are tribal.
As humans we have an insatiable desire to explain untoward events so we can get on with solutions.
In any field, most of the rewards go to the top 5% of people.
I say please to Siri.
If a turkey were to assess the state of the world in early December, they would be forgiven for thinking all is well and that the farmer loves them.
We often compare today’s performance relative to yesterdays.