Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.


Guidelines for Improving Performance

Chose target results that "stretch" your abilities above and beyond your present limit.  >>>

Pick a target that is achievable, but at the same time one which enlarges the bounds of possibility

Make sure the results will be meaningful and clearly visible  >>>

Unless it is absolutely impossible (which is rarely the case), find a way of measuring your results

Personal Empowerment

The Four Powers you need to do an excellent job:

1. Freedom to challenge everything and anything  >>>

2. Continuous training and development on the job

3. Knowledge of, and faith in, the organization's mission

4. The ability to achieve and see results



Decisions of Execution Ė the Four Ws

What to do

How to start

Where to start

What goals and deadlines to set


Identify Your Personal Aims

Answer the following Seven Questions as best you can:

  1. What are your goals?

  2. What specific objectives must you meet in the next week, month, quarter, year?

  3. How will you measure success towards your goals and what feedback do you have to check your results against your goals? ... More


  4 WHYs of True Success


Making a Contribution:  Ask Yourself

  • What do I want to contribute?

  • What am I told to contribute?

  • What should I contribute?

  • Where and how can I have results that make a difference >>>


Achievement-focused Self-Coaching: 6W Questions

Be Energized ‒ Always!





Konosuke Matsushita advice quotes

You must give your best to each and every task you take on, and reflect on your performance with an honest and unprejudiced eye.

Konosuke Matsushita


Steve Jobs advice quotes

We donít get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent.
Because this is our life.

Steve Jobs


Jeff Bezos story lessons quotes

You earn reputation by

trying to do hard things well.

Jeff Bezos


Vadim Kotelnikov advice quotes

The best performers are not those who are skilled best, but those who are motivated most >>>

Vadim Kotelnikov


Vadim Kotelnikov advice quotes

If you strop learning,

you stop creating history

and become history.

Vadim Kotelnikov