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Three Reasons Unrealistic Goals Create a Culture of Failure

Fostering a high-achievement atmosphere

People are motivated by regularly achieving challenging goals.

  • Get your goals clear. Stated goals are specific and measurable enough to track progress and evaluate success.
  • Ensure that you don't have too many goals. Strategy is about saying no as much as it is about saying yes.
  • Ensure that you have the resources to accomplish those goals.

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  • They are not willing to fail;
  • They don't see value in learning and self-education;
  • They don’t think they have what it takes ...
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The 3 Stages of Failure
  1. Failure of Tactics - the HOW mistakes: failure to execute on a good plan and a clear vision.
  2. Failure of Strategy - the WHAT mistakes: when you follow a strategy that fails to deliver the results you want.
  3. Failure of Vision - the WHY mistakes: failing to understand why you do the things you do.
Fixing a Failure of Tactics
  1. Record your process.
  2. Measure your outcomes.
  3. Review and adjust your tactics.