Turning Your Potential Into Results

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Sanford Friedman: Turning Your Potential into Results
BACN presentation April 2009

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Turning Your Potential Into Results

  1. 1. Turning Your Potential into Results Setting Your Business Up for Success Sanford Friedman Friedman Consulting Group, LLC 11
  2. 2. The Dreaded Four Letter Words Plan Risk 12
  3. 3. Framework for Success Define Your Intentions Identify and Account for Challenges Develop a Workable Plan 13
  4. 4. Results Occur Through Planning Effort Change 14
  5. 5. The First Axiom The Laws of Physics Apply to Your Business Too All Businesses Have Potential Potential = Intention = A Body at Rest 15
  6. 6. Physics Continued Results Are the Product of Actions Change Has to Come From an Outside Source The Outside Force Is You 16
  7. 7. Turning Wishes Into Reality Stating Your Intentions Is Not Enough Undefined Intent Lacks Real Tangibility The More Concrete, The Greater Chance for Success 17
  8. 8. Defining Your Intentions What Do You Want To Do? How (What Steps) Do You Intend To Do? Who Will Do Each Step? When Will the Overall Project Be Done? Why Is It Important To Do? (Motivation) 18
  9. 9. Challenges 19
  10. 10. Challenges Challenges Come with Being in Business We All Have Them There Is No One Correct Way To Overcome Challenges 20
  11. 11. Origin of Our Challenges Resources Appropriateness Human Factors 21
  12. 12. Overcoming Challenges Involves Openness to Change and Taking Risks Can Include Outside Perspectives and Support Implementing Changes Requires Planning Resolve To Overcome Challenges 22
  13. 13. Beware: ‘Yes, But’ Doom Loop Yes, But Yes, But Yes, But Yes, But
  14. 14. Putting It Together Develop a Plan Based on: The Defined Project Workarounds to Challenges Track and Evaluate Your Progress Modify the Plan and Dates as Necessary 24
  15. 15. Tips for Success Choose Achievable Projects Be Honest With Yourself About The Challenges You Face Consistent Incremental Progress Leads to Achieving Your Goal 25

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