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It's a Simple Question of Focus

Sunday 8 May 2016

Sometimes we get too caught up in making our current state of business more complex than it needs to be. And yet most of your business issues will come down to honestly answering just two simple questions -

1. Have you stated explicitly where you want your business to go and by when you want to get there?

2. If you have not been able to answer the first question, how can you justify spending ANY of your organisation's resources on ANY ACTIVITY?

Because if you are a director of a business you have an obligation to know why you are spending money, time and other resources on actions designed to get you to where you want to go. And if you're busy but without a destination, you're kidding yourself


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