How Successful People Think Chapter 5

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Success Notes of the Day: Chapter 5 Utilize Strategic Thinking

How Successful People Think By John C. Maxwell


Most people spend more time planning their summer vacation than planning their lives.” – Source unknown


“One executive confided in another: “Our Company has a short range plan and a long range plan. Our short range plan is to stay afloat long enough to make it to our long range plan.” That’s hardly a strategy yet that’s the position where some business leaders put themselves.”


How’s your plan?

Is it specific, detailed, measureable, and visionary?

If you have one, does anyone know what it is?

Who is enrolled in helping to achieve those plans?


“What Thane Yost said is really true; “The will to win is worthless if you do not have the will to prepare.”



Take steps toward completing your 2015 plan.


Quotes from: John C. Maxwell, How Successful People Think (New York: Center Street, 2009), pages 49, 53,58.

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