Is ‘Plan’ a Four Letter Word in Your Business?

Easy Tips for Planning.

You are asked to chop down a tree.  You have six hours to complete the task.  What do you do first?

If you said, ‘I’d pick up the axe and start chopping.’ You aren’t alone.  Many people look at the task at hand and jump right in.  And, they’ll get the job done.  Chances are – they will also expend more energy and take longer than actually needed.

If you said, sharpen the axe.  You’re in good company.  Abraham Lincoln said:  “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”

In light of President’s Day, it’s a great time to embrace the wisdom of Honest Abe’s quote. Continue reading